Post Archive

May 2014

Over the course of the last couple of weeks, including today, I've heard Barack Obama talk about what we owe our veterans--about how what’s happening...

Glenn Greenwald certainly knows his audience. The writer at the center of the reporting on NSA defector Edward Snowden’s pilfered American security files gave an...

Last week, I discussed the need for widespread use of cameras in the Israel Defense Forces. But having footage of the IDF’s interactions with Palestinians...

The reporting on President Obama’s foreign-policy address at West Point yesterday closely resembles the reporting that previewed the speech--a strong indication that the president didn’t...

Interest in the Internal Revenue Service’s outrageous practice of subjecting politically conservative groups to discriminatory treatment has died down a bit since the revelations about...

Earlier today, my colleague Seth Mandel reacted to the speculation about San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro being positioned for the 2016 Democratic nomination for vice...

In his West Point address, President Obama somehow managed to cite Ukraine as a success for his multilateral approach to foreign policy--aka "lead from behind."...

The drama surrounding Hillary Clinton’s prospective candidacy has made writing about the 2016 presidential election nearly unavoidable. But the possibility of a Clinton coronation has...

In his speech at West Point yesterday, President Obama attempted to lay out his vision for America and the world in the years to come.  The address was...

Advocates of government measures intended to lessen the impact of global warming believe that skeptics of their theories and models are denying science. But in...

The French economist Thomas Piketty has made quite a splash with his new book Capital in the 21st Century, which is now No. 5 on Amazon’s...

On this date in the Hebrew calendar 47 years ago, Israeli forces ended the division of Jerusalem. The city had been split during the Arab...