Post Archive

March 24, 2014

Tomorrow the U.S. Supreme Court finally takes up a case that has been headed toward their courtroom since the 2010 passage of ObamaCare. Two private...

Back in 2012, Republicans and many conservative writers weren’t buying Nate Silver’s forecasts about the presidential election. They argued he was exaggerating President Obama’s appeal...

Former President Jimmy Carter is back in the news this week publicizing a new book about women’s rights. But, as is often the case with...

In recent days both the European Union and the United Nations have issued statements condemning Israel for issuing housing permits to build additional homes in...

One sometimes hears, from those who oppose a continued U.S. role in Afghanistan after 2014, that the Taliban have changed. They have supposedly moderated from...

Reports that a probe of the Bridgegate controversy conducted by outside lawyers at the behest of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has cleared him of...

Vladimir Putin seems to be bent on resurrecting the Russian Empire using as his excuse the supposed mistreatment of Russian minorities in former Soviet republics....

There is no doubt that the African rebel leader Joseph Kony is a very bad man who--as viewers of the viral hit movie Kony 2012...

Britain has seen yet another landmark step that deepens and expands the growing influence of Islamic religious law over the people who live in that...

Cairo has an outsized role in Islamic history. Alongside Baghdad and Damascus, it has always served as a cultural, intellectual, and often political capital for...

On March 12-13, I attended Iraq’s “first international counterterrorism conference” in Baghdad. It wasn’t the most organized conference, but it did enjoy attendance from most...