The Wall Street Journal recently showed Vladimir Putin in Crimea. There was the saturnine Slav in an unusually ebullient mood. He was standing in front of a banner ostensibly celebrating the victory of the USSR in what Russians still call "The Great ..
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The Secretary of State admits he was "inarticulate." And he proceeds to prove it daily. We might have thought that was an unusual quality for America's top diplomat. But in his statement trying to extricate himself from his most recent gaffe, the Sec..
President Obama has added a new twist to shuttle diplomacy. It seems whenever Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the air en route to Washington, the Commander-in-Chief chooses that time to apply the screws to Israel's democratic governme..
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The former President of Lebanon, Amine Gemayel, is a Maronite Christian. He recently warned of "an exodus approaching biblical proportions." Gemayel told a gathering in Zurich of Christian Solidarity International (CSI) and other human rights activis..
The debates over Obamacare seem to be, like Ben Franklin's death & taxes, the only certainties in our lives. This has clearly been the case since Inauguration Day, 2009. Yes, President Obama called for an immediate "stimulus" of nearly $1 Trillion to..
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When Vice President George H.W. Bush accepted the GOP nomination for president in New Orleans in 1988, he memorably said: "Read my lips, no new taxes." Too memorably, as things turned out. He won that election handily, carrying forty states against t..
As a candidate in 2008, Sen. Barack Obama acknowledged that Ronald Reagan was a "transformative" president in a way that Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton were not. The Clintons—then pushing Hillary's rival candidacy—were red-faced in rage.
You probably cannot find a more scholarly, measured, and careful writer than Michael Barone. When Michael Barone says the Obama administration views "Christianity bad, Islam good," people sit up and take notice.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is commanding big speaking fees. She regularly gets $200,000 for unburdening her mind on important topics of the day. Bill Clinton has topped all former presidents, however, in speaking for dollars.
Americans should shed no tears for Mubarak's departure. He stayed in power for thirty years the way the Tsar did: by combining secret police crackdowns combined with fanning the flames of anti-Semitism.
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In one of his first actions on entering the Oval Office, President Obama famously tossed the bust of Winston Churchill out into the snow. Well, only figuratively. But he wanted to make the point that Sir Winston was no longer in favor in the U.S.
President Obama's recent trip to the G-8 Summit in Belfast, Northern Ireland, included an address at the Waterfront hall. There, he criticized Catholic and Protestant schools and compared them to segregated schools in the U.S. when he was a boy. His ..