Anna Parashkevova, RIP


One of the great perks of being associated with the Washington D.C.-based Phillips Foundation is meeting young, enterprising journalists setting out to make their mark in the world. Anna Parashkevova (Anna Moya by marriage), was very much in that category. Born in Bulgaria, she immigrated to the United States with her family, went on to [...]

The Wrong Man


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Geert Wilders is on trial in the Netherlands, but who should the authorities really be prosecuting?

Democrats Toothless Arguments at the Health Care Summit


Dear Mr. President:
I received a letter from my little boy – who lives with me but prefers to use the U.S. Postal Service for standard communication – stating categorically we do not have enough money for the purchase of Star Wars Lego and other necessities. While he didn’t state categorically this was affecting his health, [...]

War By Other Means


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An anti-Israel extremist seeks revenge through the Goldstone report.

In Defense of the American Task Force on Palestine


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When they say they want peace they really mean it.

Protests mark funeral of dissident Iranian cleric – AP


Huge crowds of Iranians turned out for the funeral of leading dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri in the holy Shi’ite city of Qom on Monday and some chanted anti-government slogans, websites reported.Montazeri, who died late on Saturday aged 87, was viewed as the spiritual patron of a pro-reform opposition movement that blossomed after […]