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James Kirchick

James Kirchick

James Kirchick, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, is the author of The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age (Yale University Press).

Here's a telling quote from a story in today's Financial Times, quoting J Street co-founder and intellectual leading light Daniel Levy: And Mr Obama dropped...

In her disastrous press conference yesterday, Nancy Pelosi finally confirmed that she was aware waterboarding was taking place as early as 2003, after her top...

Last week, several lawyers affiliated with the Federalist Society participated in a conference call in which they challenged the notion that waterboarding amounts to torture....

Eli Lake of the Washington Times had an important yet overlooked scoop yesterday: Democratic Congresswoman Jane Harman, scourge of the left-wing of her party and...

In yesterday's Jerusalem Post, Lenny Ben-David showed how the anti-Israel conspiracies of the present -- seen in the form of Walt-Mearsheimer, the AIPAC "espionage" case,...

Assessing the Costs of the West’s African Pity Party Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa by Dambisa Moyo Farrar,...

Paul Krugman isn't one for subtlety, but his latest column about CIA interrogations during the Bush years really takes hyperbole to new heights: In the...

Last week, I wrote an op-ed for the Jerusalem Post in which I criticized J Street's endorsing the production of Seven Jewish Children, by the...

Scott Horton, April 14: "The Bush Six to Be Indicted" Spanish prosecutors have decided to press forward with a criminal investigation targeting former U.S. Attorney...

Over at his Nation magazine blog, Robert Dreyfuss, the former Middle East Editor of Lyndon LaRouche's Executive Intelligence Review, huffs and puffs over the U.S....

In light of President Obama's returning home empty-handed after pleading with our European allies to boost their troop commitments to Afghanistan, it's heartening to see...

At a news conference in Strasbourg, France, earlier this week, President Obama said the following in response to a questioner from Austria: It was also interesting...