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Over dinner recently, a friend of mine mused that "at least it's not as
bad as the McCarthy era." Perhaps not.

In Baghdad this week, one Mohammed Mohsen Zubaidi, an Iraqi businessman
with ties to the Iraqi National Congress, has shown up claiming to be
the city's governor.

(A preventive-war anthem sung to the tune of "Trees," by Joyce
Kilmer, with piano accompaniment)

The arrest and long-term imprisonment of dozens of dissidents in Cuba
and the rapid execution of three men who had attempted to hijack a boat
were deplorable.

On the second day of the invasion of Iraq, US commandos seized two Iraqi
offshore oil terminals in the Persian Gulf, capturing their defenders
without a fight.

Even before US troops arrived in Baghdad, looting broke out--in
Washington.

Now that the war has been won, is it permissible to suggest that our emperor has no clothes?

Paul Wolfowitz is busy turning history on its head.

A well-trained army can depose a dictator. But changing a regime is another matter.

At the center of our moral life are the great stories of those who have said no.

Blogs

As the Minsk accord seems to collapse, new military dangers loom.

July 2, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu opts to welcome a likely Iran nuclear deal with a silly propaganda cartoon, exposing himself as the real joke.

July 1, 2015

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff was imprisoned and repeatedly tortured by a regime Henry Kissinger supported. So why would she want to meet him?

July 1, 2015

The free market won’t break the country’s manufacturers’ reliance on forced labor, child labor, and dismal wages.

July 1, 2015

Some Tunisians fear that the government’s proposed solution to deal with violent radicals will undo the victories of the 2011 revolution.

June 29, 2015

Taxi drivers in the sharing economy are fighting to make inroads against labor exploitation.

June 26, 2015

We may very well see the faux caliph chased from his capital by feminist socialists.

June 25, 2015

A former Israeli diplomat lashes out against American liberals, the latest demonstration that the Israeli right—not BDS—is liberal Zionism’s real enemy.

June 25, 2015

The Obama administration decides to “position” heavy military equipment on Russia’s borders.

June 24, 2015

The Big Box retailer is offshoring more than jobs. 

June 22, 2015