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Reading “Caritas in Veritate”: Notes on Chapter Five

(Apologies for the absurdly sparse blogging of late – the beginning of …

Epidemiologists: Pre-emptive Wars Necessary, Justified, Only Hope in Case of Zombie Invasion

by JL Wall Zombiepocalypse is definitely scenario in which I’m more than …

“Unforgivable”

That’s Andrew Sullivan’s word for Robert Gibbs’s description of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as …

Couldn’t Get it More Wrong

In Slate, Jacob Weisberg argues that a proper misguided desire to avoid …

The Israeli Settlement Policy is Demographic Suicide. Now Get Over It.

by JL Wall Normally David Goldman (“Spengler”) is astute, or at least …

Thought for the Day

When I read reports of Joe Biden making remarks like these, it …

Hillary’s In Charge

So, to sum up: Iran does not have the right to produce …

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Biden to Stephanopoulos: NOW We’re in Favor of Non-Interference

Plunging squarely into one of the most sensitive issues in the Middle …

Rules of Engagement (II)

As I mentioned in an update below, Haaretz is reporting that the …

Rules of Engagement

So the New York Times editorial board seems to have reached a …

Realism and Rational Choice Theory

Bryan Caplan writes: To me, the interesting thing about the realist theory …

Why Engage?

The hope behind an engagement strategy was that the Supreme Leader might …

Better Recognize

Alex Massie asks what effect the recent events in Iran will have …

Do Be Quiet, Mr. President

The Caucus has the text of Obama’s (prepared) remarks on the situation …

No Time for a Trade War

Via Andrew comes an extraordinarily bad idea from Raymond J. Learsy at …

Baiting Game

On Saturday, Ahmadinejad taunted the world by saying that Iran would decide …

Letting Democracy Stand On Its Own

Via the NYT’s “Opinionator”, I see that Jonah Goldberg has been spluttering …