Evil Takes Center Stage

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s appearance at the U.N. this week is yet another painful reminder of the West’s unwillingness to confront an evil that is determined to destroy us. For the ...

Understanding the Violence in Israel

One hopes that the Obama administration is connecting the dots in response to the sudden escalation of violence against Israel. Big Iranian weapons shipments seized off the coast of Gaza; an ...

The Way Forward in Libya

Here’s the nub of the problem that the U.S. and its allies now face in Libya: They’ve got a very expansive authorization to use force, but on behalf of a ...

Hardware vs. Software

A frustrating speech.  There’s much to applaud in the nuts and bolts.  Assuming the president’s confidence is borne out and U.S. allies actually dispatch several thousand more troops, he will ...

Secretary Clinton Abroad

Maybe, as a former member of the Bush administration, I’m just too sensitive. But as a concerned citizen who desperately wants to give the administration the benefit of the doubt whenever ...