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Michael Weiss

Michael Weiss is a senior editor of Tablet Magazine and a culture blogger for The New Criterion. He also writes occasionally for Slate, The Weekly Standard, City Journal, The New York Daily News and Standpoint.
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More Than a ‘Reset’ Needed in U.S.-Russia Policy

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 - by Michael Weiss

Our unilateral concessions to Putin have brought us no reciprocity.

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The Trouble with Harold Ford, Jr.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 - by Michael Weiss

A carpetbagger from Tennessee who works for Merrill Lynch and MSNBC running for the Senate in New York? What could go wrong?

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The Horns of Bibi’s Dilemma

Sunday, December 27th, 2009 - by Michael Weiss

Snubbed by the PA, in trouble on his right flank at home over his settlement policy, Prime Minister Netanyahu walks a tightrope between Washington's desires and Israel's security needs.

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Obama and Human Rights: Wasted Opportunities and Diplomatic Incontinence

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 - by Michael Weiss

The Nobel Peace Prize winner has proved a busted flush from China to Sudan to Iran.

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Atheists Deserve Better than the ‘Good without God’ Campaign

Friday, December 11th, 2009 - by Michael Weiss

New York's advertising blitz concedes too much to faith and treats atheism as if it were the worldview with something to prove.

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Human Rights Watch and Their Analyst’s ‘Weird’ Hobby

Friday, September 18th, 2009 - by Michael Weiss

HRW's senior military analyst doesn't see anything wrong with being an avid collector of Nazi memorabilia.

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Mahmoud Abbas: The Luckiest Man in the Levant

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 - by Michael Weiss

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's relaxed trade policies have caused a growth spurt in the West Bank.

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Celebrating Hate in the Name of Multiculturalism

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009 - by Michael Weiss

A vicious Saudi cleric is welcomed with open arms in London.

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Human Rights Watch Cozies Up to Saudis

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 - by Michael Weiss

HRW trolls for funding in Saudi Arabia by trumpeting its anti-Israel credentials.

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The Key to an Honorable Exit from Iraq

Sunday, May 17th, 2009 - by Michael Weiss

Protecting and nurturing Iraqi Kurds will be a stabilizing factor after U.S. combat troops are withdrawn.

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100 Days of Obama’s Foreign Policy

Monday, May 4th, 2009 - by Michael Weiss

It's not as disastrous as some had feared.

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The Horrific New Sharia Mini-State

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009 - by Michael Weiss

Allowing the Taliban to impose Islamic law is turning life into a nightmare for residents in a Pakistani province.

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George Galloway: The Suicide Bomber of Western Politics

Friday, March 27th, 2009 - by Michael Weiss

Canada was right to deny the British MP entry.

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The Peter Pan Myth: The Real Reason Men Won’t Settle Down

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

The question isn't "Why aren't more men getting married before age 30?" It's "Why are any?"

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Standing Up to Ahmadinejad

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

Brave dissident Iranians were the stars of Monday's rally instead of U.S. politicians. (Also, Phyllis Chesler on Why the Rally Didn't Roar and Dear Mahmoud by Michael Ledeen)

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Palin and the ‘Jews for Jesus’ Smear

Monday, September 15th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

Failing to connect Palin to a group few Jews take seriously.

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Why the Palin Pick Was Brilliant

Friday, September 5th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

John McCain's shrewd move has already robbed the Democrats of their post-convention afterglow.

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New Yorker Cover Parody Lost on the Left

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

What good is satire if you have to explain what you are lampooning?

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Clark’s Smear of McCain Misses the Target

Sunday, July 13th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

It's not about combat, Wesley — it's about character.

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Why Michael Bloomberg is Hugely Overrated

Sunday, June 29th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

The NYC mayor substitutes high-priced PR and nanny-statism for good government.

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Ron Paul and Dennis Kucinich: The Real Dream Team

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

Forget McCain and Lieberman. This would be the ultimate bipartisan match.

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Obama-Clinton: The ‘Not on Your Life’ Ticket

Friday, June 6th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

A Barack-Hillary fusion would be more like teammates from hell than a dream team. Why would Obama subject himself to a stolen limelight and a neutered presidency?

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Is Al-Qaeda Disintegrating?

Sunday, June 1st, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

Which way al-Qaeda? Trotsky or Che? The bitter ideological squabbles of Islamic jihadists are following in the footsteps of the philosophical arguments that fractured Communist comrades.

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When the Founding Fathers Faced Islamists

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

Back in 1784, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson had to decide whether to appease or stand up to armed Middle Eastern pirates. Sound familiar?

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Obama’s Iraq Minefield

Monday, May 19th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

It is merely a matter of time before Barack Obama — the self-proclaimed antiwar candidate — will have to face his contradictions, falsehoods, and alarming displays of ignorance on Iraq.

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