In Afghanistan, the dead are the lucky ones, when the Taliban gets ahold of those who have colluded with the West. A job made infinitely easier thanks to the names published by Wikileaks.
The most serious allegation in the whole affair is that certain officials countenanced a crime simply because they wanted to.
Some liberals are having second thoughts about whether they are the wave of the future. Update: Time magazine's Joe Klein tells CNN that McChrystal has submitted his resignation.
Who is ditching whom? Is the White House chief of staff firing a shot across the president's bow or is the president telling Rahm to get with the program?
Anyone with an opinion eventually attracts hostile attack. But why is Pamela Geller's site a "hate site" and Revolution Muslim not?
Princeton University's Peter Singer, writing in the New York Times, asks whether a world without people wouldn’t be a better place.
Nothing is more paramount — not to the establishment, nor to the legacy media — than the maintenance of a lie ... in the service of the "greater good."
The presence of the United States, as predictable and powerful arbiter, has been essential to stability. Are we about to live in interesting times?
The "aid flotilla" bound for Gaza met the immovable object and the resulting clash, under circumstances yet only sketchily described, may have resulted in 16 protester deaths and 6 IDF personnel injured.
The ghost of Donald Rumsfeld's planning in the immediate aftermath of 9/11 is hovering over Obama, providing him with a Hail Mary option in the event things get even worse in North Korea.
The Obama domestic policy depends on OPM: "other people's money." Now, he introduces a foreign policy that depends on other people's force. Will it work? Wouldn't it be pretty to think so?
The sudden exit of the director of national intelligence shows an administration whose national security apparatus is "broken, dysfunctional and in disarray."
Bob Bennett's loss in the Utah Republican primary is proof that the tea parties represent an asymmetric threat to political organizations optimized for party-line warfare. (And don't miss Glenn Reynolds: "Obama has awakened a sleeping giant.")
Washington insiders don't understand the tea party movement because they can't; the notion of a political movement that wants to reduce government power — not just redirect it — is too foreign.
People are looking for distractions so they don't have to face our real problems.
Jefferson County, Alabama, borrowed itself into bankruptcy, and the politicians insist someone else is — must be — to blame. Tragedy, farce — or prophecy?
When what is reported is a distorted "media reality," we can always learn to adapt, to distort it back to a semblance of reality — but we lose information. But information is so important that gross distortions are impossible to accept.
Science proves it: women from more "civilized" — read "liberal" — countries like men with low testosterone. But will the he-men go quietly?
Since your friends are already your friends, you don’t need to be nice to them.
If it's flawed, the peace process is doomed — no matter how many houses are not built in East Jerusalem.
Ryan’s great achievement was to start a hairline crack in that socialist crystal vision; to point out that for utopia to exist we first have to afford it.
Klaatu Obama Nikto! Picture an alien spaceman landing on earth. Picture him saying, "Take me to your leader." Now picture this sort of first contact occurring in Berkeley. Be afraid. be very afraid.