Will Biden’s Israel Policy Matter in November?

Many Democrats are worried about the fallout.

Afghanistan Blame Game

Congressional Republicans are reminding voters of a dark hour in the Biden presidency.

US Considering Recognizing Palestine

But probably won’t.

US Warned Iran Ahead of ISIL Attack

The enemy of my enemy is still my enemy.

Wider Middle East War Appears Inevitable

Israel and Iran’s proxies are on a collision course.

Biden and Netanyahu at Odds Over Gaza War

The inevitable has happened.

Henry Kissinger, 1923-2023

The most important and controversial American diplomat of the postwar era is gone at 100.

American Doctor Told He’s No Longer a Citizen

A bureaucratic nightmare.

Heads of UN Agencies Call for Israeli Ceasefire

The laws of armed conflict aren’t designed for this war.

The (American) Politics of Israel-Palestine

Pick a side. No nuance allowed.

Israel at War: It’s a Reckoning

A roundup of news and opinon.

Impeachment Rationalizations

Jonathan Turley’s defense of the impeachment inquiry is not impressive.

US to Cooperate with Hague on Russia War Crimes

President Biden has ended a months-long impasse.

US Considering Sending Banned Weapons to Ukraine

A bad idea fueled by desperation.

Russia’s Short-Lived Insurrection

Well, that de-escalated quickly.

Alabama Chinese Property Bill Update

The state Senate has amended the bill considerably.

Trans-friendly Supreme Court

The nation’s highest court has gone all woke.

Patricia Schroeder, 1940-2023

The trailblazing Congresswoman is gone at 82.

Pentagon Opposes Helping Prosecute Russian War Crimes

A wrongheaded if longstanding position.

Harvard Extension Fraud

How dare people who paid for a cut-rate degree claim they paid for the good one?

US Tells Citizens to Leave Russia (Again)

And this time, we mean it.

Bernard Kalb, 1922-2023

The longtime journalist is gone at 100.

State Department to Spell Turkiye ‘Turkiye’

The US Government has reluctantly decided to spell an ally’s name they way they prefer.

Congress ‘Concerned’ About Military Retirees’ Foreign Employment

Shockingly, the Defense Department doesn’t keep up with former employees.

Netanyahu Returns as Israel’s Premier

The corrupt leader is back for a sixth term.

Retired Flag Officers Cashing In As Foreign Agents

An unsavory practice that’s mostly legal.

The Depth of US Support to Ukraine

The collaboration has been even more robust than advertised.

Bill Plante, 1938-2022

The veteran newsman is gone at 84.

Biden Doubles Down on Defending Taiwan

What once seemed to be ‘saying the quiet part out loud’ is now administration policy.

FBI Raids Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Home

The former President and his supporters are crying “weaponization of the justice system.”

Pelosi’s Ill-Advised Taiwan Visit

The Speaker’s trip was reckless, needlessly escalating an already tense situation.

Russia’s Absurd Demands for Griner and Whalen Release

Moscow is playing a very strange game.

Biden Continuing Trump Foreign Policy?

Normalcy is not a bad thing.

John Allen, Illegal Lobbying, and Foreign Influence

The retired general and think tank president is in hot water.

Just Move If You Don’t Like it Here!

There are many barriers to true freedom.

Least Shocking Headline of the Day

Ethics, schmethics.

A Key Aspect of the Ginni Thomas Story

Beyond who her spouse is, the texts to Meadows reveal a deeply concerning situation.

Ginni Thomas the Insurrectionist

A Supreme Court Justice’s wife urged the White House and Congressional Republicans to steal the 2020 election.

Zelensky’s Plea for Help

Ukraine’s leader wants more help than he’s going to get.

Iranian Missiles Hit Near US Consulate in Iraq

No casualties, American or otherwise, have been reported.

Mike Pompeo Under Iranian Death Threat

U.S. taxpayers have been spending $2 million a month for his protection.

The Propagandists Among Us

Whether dupes or active participants, the damage is real (and points us back to 2016).

Bob Beckel, 1948-2022

The Democratic strategist and longtime talking head is gone at 73.

Generals Say Afghan Exit Would Have Been Smoother Had Biden Listened to the Generals

Two unclassified after-action reports shine a new—if one-sided—light on the evacuation.

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Secrecy and Democracy

How do we know when our government is telling us the truth?

US Waives Iran Sanctions as Deal Nears

The Biden administration is close to repairing the damage Trump caused.

Game of Chicken Kiev

The United States and its NATO allies are in a dangerous standoff.

January 6th Yeah But-ism

Yes the riots were a disgrace but the Democrats . . . .

Biden, the FARC, and Domestic Politics

The Biden admin is about to take a demilitarized group off the terrorist list and some people aren’t happy about it.