Fort Hood vs Benghazi?

James Oliphant asks, “Why Hasn’t the GOP Treated Fort Hood Like Benghazi?”

Reconsidering The Petraeus Hagiography

The scandal now surrounding David Petraeus should lead people to reassess his past record.

2012 Presidential Election Predictions

The OTB gang give their best guess at the outcome of the 2012 presidential contest.

Is Government Inefficient?

A former Obama official says government should learn from business, but is private industry really more efficient?

Why Doesn’t The Middle Class Revolt?

Why isn’t the American middle class and working class angrier at the 1 percent?

Eric Holder: Yes, We Can Kill American Citizens Without Trial

Attorney General Eric Holder offered a somewhat alarming defense of the Administration’s policy on targeted killings.

Winning the Iran Debate

Bernard Finel argues that those of us arguing against war in Iran are doing it wrong. He’s right.

Democratic Death Spiral?

A Democrat sees doom and gloom as far as the eye can see.

Tea Party = Racism?

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson takes a look at the Tea Party movement and claims to find racism.

Democrats Losing = Racism?

Is the public anger at Obama really just papered over racism?

Washington Fiddles While Pakistan Burns

While Americans concern themselves with domestic politics and mid-term elections, the situation in Pakistan seems to continue to get worse.

Pakistan: Ally or Enemy?

Pakistan yesterday blocked NATO’s primary supply line into Afghanistan in retaliation for an air strike that killed three Pakistani paramilitaries. Are the two countries truly allies?

Military Coup of 2012

Perhaps the biggest insight from Bob Woodward’s latest book is the sharpness of the split between the military and civilian leadership.

Balancing Secrecy and Democracy

“I don’t condone leaking secrets. But nor do I condone a policy that can only work in secret.” – Bernard Finel

Detroit Terror Plot

The Korea Solution

Rock is Dead They Say . . .

All great rock music was recorded by the time John Bonham died. Or was it?

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Iraq WMD’s Revisited

Palin’s Speech Reax