The First Assassin – by David Forsmark

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A terrific debut novel by John Miller of National Review.

Peter Beinart: The Opposite of Rousing – The Daily Beast

The goals were narrow, and delivered without regard to America’s moral obligation to Afghanistan. Peter Beinart on Obama’s missed opportunity.The best that can be said about President Obama’s West Point speech is that it was civil. Obama did not accuse opponents of the Afghan surge of appeasement; he did not imply that he has a […]

Obama’s Hedged Bet on Afghanistan – by Jacob Laksin

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The president backs a strategy for success – but with a political timeline attached.

Joel Beinin Whines about Israeli Airport’s “Harassment” – by Steven Plaut

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Why might a recent visitor of Israel’s enemies be detained when entering Israel?