Published March 11, 2010
Over the past month, more than a half dozen Obama administration officials have paraded through the Middle East to showcase the latest iteration of U.S. policy. Like college students taking to the road for spring break, “Diplopalooza” has involved copious talk, together-time and posing, but few real accomplishments.
Published March 08, 2010
It appears that Iraq has just held a successful election. We should know the results within days. So why does it seem that all the Obama administration cares about is coming home? Where's the vision for the country's -- and the region's -- future?
Published March 01, 2010
As Secretary of State Clinton departs for Latin America this week her aim seems to be to reinforce her boss’s unprincipled and ineffective approach to the region. While there, she appears set to do everything but “sell democracy.”
Published January 19, 2010
There is no compelling reason for the United States to involve itself in Haiti’s reconstruction.
Published December 27, 2009
It is time for the U.S. to be more selective with those who wish to travel here from high risk areas and backgrounds. A visa should be a privilege, not an entitlement.
Published November 17, 2009
Things are not just bad in the Golden State; they are appalling. -- California has fallen very far, very fast. Could the ground now be ripe for a conservative resurgence?