Justice Goldstone’s Regrets It will be a while before we see an op-ed piece as newsworthy — and as galling — as that in today’s Washington Post by Justice Richard Goldstone. He is the former member of the Constitutional Court of South Africa who chaired the United Nations mission that issued a report alleging […]

JUDGE GOLDSTONE RECONSIDERS HIS LIBEL OF ISRAEL….SO LITTLE, SO LATE Reconsidering the Goldstone Report on Israel and war crimes By Richard Goldstone, Friday, April , 8:42 PM We know a lot more today about what happened in the Gaza war of 2008-09 than we did when I chaired the fact-finding mission appointed by the U.N. Human Rights Council that produced what has come to be known […]

THE SULTAN: MR. OBAMA’S LIBYAN ADVENTURE Mr. Obama’s Libyan Adventure It’s a lot easier to start a war than it is to finish it, as Mr. Obama is learning on his Libyan adventure. That is why wars are generally entered into after some consideration of the situation on the ground. There is only one excuse for a rush to war– […]

ADRIAN MORGAN:Can Murder Ever be an Acceptable Response to Book Burning? A True Test for Moderate Muslims**** Bonfires of the Vanities The burning of books or art is never to be recommended. Such actions – from the burning of Beatles’ records by preachers in the 1960s to the destruction of “decadent” books and paintings by the Nazis of Germany – are nearly always carried out by people who themselves contribute little to […]

DIANA WEST: THE GREY LADY DONS A BURKA I shouldn’t do this, at least not on the weekend, but I glanced at the NYT (which used to be called The Gray Lady) and saw this A1 headline: “Afghans Avenge Koran Burning, Killing 12″ As someone who knows that the Koran, like Gone with the Wind or the Bible, is a book, an […]


UC Irvine Students’ Secret Meeting with Hamas Posted By Nichole Hungerford and Richard Baehr The University of California – Irvine (UCI) has some serious new problems on its hands. After a series of controversial incidents, including appearances by terrorist-supporting speakers and a raucous disruption of a talk by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren, new information has come […]

ANDREW McCARTHY: THE SENATORS SWAY The Senators Sway Before they wanted to kill Qaddafi, they were celebrating in his tent. John McCain, Joseph Lieberman, and Lindsey Graham are the Senate’s most energetic proponents of sinking the nation ever deeper into the Libyan morass. In a joint interview on Fox last weekend, Senators McCain (R., Ariz.) and Lieberman (I., Conn.) […]

MARK STEYN: IF THERE IS NO MISSION…WHEN IS IT ACCOMPLISHED? If I recall correctly, we went into Libya – or, at any rate, over Libya – to stop the brutal Gadhafi dictatorship killing the Libyan people. And, thanks to our efforts, a whole new mass movement of freedom-loving democrats now has the opportunity to kill the Libyan people. As the Los Angeles Times reported […]

CLAUDIA ROSETT: THE LEGEND OF THE SENATE AND THE “NO FLY ZONE” BEGINS The Senate and the No-Fly Zone: The Legend Begins Posted By Claudia Rosett Out of extremely thin air, the Obama administration is now conjuring the narrative that Congress actually did approve a Libyan no-fly zone before President Barack Obama signed onto the project with the United Nations. Speaking last Sunday on ABC’s This Week, […]

US (UN)INTELLIGENCE LOOKING FOR NEW PARTNERS…. ?????? “The Muslim Brotherhood shares America’s concern with human rights, democratic governance, and the need for values-based political activism, Toth said. “We just needed to strongly motivate some of our senior staff in order to make them see it.” U.S. Intelligence Agencies Find New Partners For decades, U.S. intelligence agencies have routinely shared critical information […]