Legacy of a Judicial Activist


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John Paul Stevens prepares to retire after 35 years on the Supreme Court.

Human Rights Council Steps Over Terrorists to Attack Israel


After reading Anne Bayefsky’s piece on Commentary Online about the Human Rights Council’s (HRC) recent Israel-bashing convention in Geneva, I can only wonder what worthy venue will win American diplomats, dollars, and tacit endorsement next. A U.N. commission on the sanctity of marriage co-chaired by Tiger Woods and John Edwards?
I could believe anything after the despots [...]

The UN’s Hypocrisy on Women’s Rights


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How can the agency fight sexual harassment if it doesn’t punish it in its own ranks?

The New Israel Fund’s View of a “New Israel”


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The anti-Israel organization shares Hamas’ dream for Israel’s future.

“Notional” Security – by Thomas Sowell


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Far better to be blown to smithereens than to be politically incorrect.

Peter Beinart: The War on Terror Isn’t a War


If you’re trying to kill large numbers of people who are trying to kill you en masse, most people would correctly identify this situation as a war.  President Barack Obama knows this, which is why he bristled at former Vice President Dick Cheney’s recent claims that he doesn’t treat our counterterror efforts like a war [...]

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  3. Apparently Nobody on the White House National Security Team Takes Meeting Minutes

Anne Applebaum: A preemptive strike against Muslim extremism in Switzerland – washingtonpost.com


A few weeks ago, I found myself walking through a Swiss village — okay, it was really a Geneva suburb — called Nyon. Still, it looked like a village: There was a castle on the hill, and I could see some Roman ruins. There were a few shops and a nice view of the lake. […]

Best of the Top 10 Lists of 2009


Swine Flu Recovery Kit makes list of Top 10 Stupid Holiday Gifts.

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December brings with it so many fun-filled occasions to celebrate with friends and family – the awkward family dinner where your son blurts out “Mommy says Gramma drivers her crazy,” or the mandatory office party where you had too much to drink and ran [...]

Forgetting the Two-State Solution – by Joseph Klein


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Does the UN support the existence of a Jewish state?

Matthias Küntzel: The West goes wobbly on Iran, The Weekly Standard


On November 18, Iran’s foreign minister Manouchehr Mottaki rejected a proposal that his country should export some 70 percent of its low-enriched uranium for further processing abroad. On November 20, the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany met in Brussels and urged Iran to reconsider. “I continue to hold out the […]