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A snow day (which is what today is in the New York suburb where I live) is the perfect day to catch up on some reading....

The Navy has just relieved Capt. Owen Honors, skipper of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, of his command. His offense? When he was XO...

Libertarians often look to the Founding Fathers as political role models, but would the Founders have actually fit the modern definition of a libertarian? David...

When I recently participated in an Intelligence Squared US debate about Afghanistan, my debate partner, terrorism expert Peter Bergen (who, like me, argued that it's...

Ben Smith reveals what nearly every serious Middle East observer already knows: Obama has made things worse, not better, in that volatile region. He reports: Instead of...

I second Peter Wehner’s point that Bill O’Reilly was in error to speak of “Muslims killing us on 9/11.” Islamist extremists killed us on 9/11....

There are many "problems from hell" that confront U.S. policymakers, but none is more complicated or more important than our relationship with Pakistan. It is...

Bill Clinton's noxious comments, complaining that Russian immigrants to Israel pose an obstacle to peace, sounded like the utterances of xenophobes in America who lament that...

I admit it: I was looking forward to Maureen Dowd's column today. Nothing quite gets her dander up and her claws out like a reminder that...

Max raises important issues with Secretary Gates’s new proposal to shutter Joint Forces Command (JFCOM) in southeastern Virginia. I’m not convinced that Gates thinks JFCOM’s...

Last week, the Lebanese army, apparently acting in concert with Hezbollah terrorists, launched a sneak attack on Israeli soldiers who were clearing away a tree...

From the left and the right, this morning's newspapers bring fundamental challenges to our Afghanistan policy. In the New York Times, Nicholas Kristof argues that the...