In this morning's New York Times, Michael B. Oren remarks, in an op-ed entitled "What if Israel and Syria Find Common Ground?," that in the...

Did Scooter Libby write a letter to New York Times reporter Judith Miller in prison containing a coded hint that she should back up his...

Whether the back-channel "Israeli-Syrian negotiations" whose existence was revealed last week (and expanded upon Sunday) by the Hebrew daily Haaretz were, in fact, as claimed...

Yesterday Michael Gove, a Tory member of Parliament and the author of Celsius 7/7, a hard-hitting study of the London subway bombers, asked an audience...

This year’s batch of controlled leaks building up to the State of the Union address has included a lot of talk about health-care proposals. It...

As President Bush prepares to address the issue of health care in his State of the Union address, COMMENTARY is fortunate to have a trenchant...

So, after sixteen years on the national stage, Hillary Rodham Clinton has finally declared that she is a candidate for President of the United States....

After a long absence from respectable circles, Jew-baiting is back. When Patrick J. Buchanan denounced the 1991 U.S. military action to liberate Kuwait from Saddam Hussein,...

• Half a lifetime spent hanging out in smoke-filled nightclubs and harshly lit recording studios has persuaded me that the act of playing jazz is...

In an ongoing, multi-part series called Blogging the Bible on Slate, David Plotz offers comments on his first reading of large parts of the Hebrew...

Barack Obama has formed a presidential exploratory committee, and is expected to announce his candidacy formally on February 10. There's a surprise. Who doesn’t have an exploratory...

The Yale Art Gallery, which reopened last month after a three-year renovation, eminently warrants a visit, but not only for its collection. That collection, to...