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Monthly Archives: February 2011

In Libya, first do no harm, second look to Poland @ 1989.

Even now the United States military and other Western powers are deploying ships and other assets around the Med and near Libya. But posturing aside the National Review editors advocate a different kind of military strategy — do nothing. Here’s why: We understand and share the impulse to stanch the killing. But there are two […]

Wisconsin Democrats against Democracy.

I don’t know which group is more unconscionable, the Wisconsin state Democrats or that state’s unions. The former group actually fled the state rather than participate in a vote on Wisconsin governor Scott Walker’s proposal to have state workers become financial participants in retirement and health care costs (something that every private sector Wisconsin citizen […]

Not so “moderate” Muslim Brotherhood.

Great commentary from the Bret Stephens: It’s what the good people on West 40th Street like to call a “Times Classic.” On Feb. 16, 1979, the New York Times ran a lengthy op-ed by Richard Falk, a professor of international law at Princeton, under the headline “Trusting Khomeini.” “The depiction of [Khomeini] as fanatical, reactionary […]