Not If — but When — Does Holder Go?

COMMENTARY contributor Gabriel Schoenfeld writes: Eric Holder has been a disastrous attorney general. “Classic 101 Boobery” was how one Democratic operative memorably called his decision, now on hold, to try…
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Flotsam and Jetsam

Obama loses to the movement ridiculed by the chattering class: “On major issues, 48% of voters say that the average Tea Party member is closer to their views than President…
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U.S. Success and Democratic Woe

Doubtless there is reason to be sober about CIA Director Michael Hayden’s sunny new assessment of the fight against al Qaeda. In addition to its countless pre-9/11 fiascos, the agency…
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Schoenfeld’s October Surprise

“Are we due for an ‘October surprise?’” asks Gabriel Schoenfeld in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal. “Several factors have converged to make this more probable than in any recent election.” According…
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What Iran Truly Fears

Yesterday, Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that the “criminal regime” of Israel “would not dare attack Iran.” Why? “It knows that any attack on Iranian territories would prompt a fierce…
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Why Was Ronnie Kasrils in Iran?

In today’s Business Day of South Africa, Paul Moorcraft of the British Centre for Policy Analysis raises some troubling questions about South Africa’s nuclear program (thanks to Joel Pollak for…
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Connecting the Dots

There’s a lot going on at contentions about the NIE, but make sure to check out Gabriel Schoenfeld’s tackling of the same subject over at connecting the dots.
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ANNAPOLIS: Sharansky Speaks

Yesterday evening, Natan Sharansky—dissident, democracy activist, former Deputy PM of Israel, author of (among other things) the upcoming Defending Identity, and one of the most tireless defenders of human liberty…
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“Free Speech for Terrorists?”

This afternoon, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke by invitation at Columbia University. (See Gabriel Schoenfeld’s post here.) Ahmadinejad has made clear that he considers the U.S. and Iran to be…
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