If you’re looking for observations and analysis that give dimension, texture, and light to the unfolding developments in revolutionary Syria and Bahrain—and, for that matter, in the larger Middle East—you’ve come to the right place. ... Read More
P. J. O'Rourke laments that the baby boomers have betrayed America’s legacy of boldness and achievement by replacing hopeful thinking with wishful thinking, bold ideas with benign idealism, and the belief that we can make things better with make-believe.
China's Bo Xilai scandal has captured the world's attention since February—overshadowing even darker news: the apparent involvement of Chinese leaders in years of organ harvesting from political prisoners.
Karen Dawisha on Kremlin kleptocracy, Carol and Jamsheed Choksy on the Saudi terror connection, Ellen Bork on Tibet, Roland Flamini on British elections, Gordon Chang on shrinking China, John Rosenthal on Houellebecq, and more.