I'm kind of amazed at how well the president did -- striking a delicate balance between being feisty not not too aggressive.
The president's usual demeanor -- calmly professorial, nerdily expert, and accordingly authoritative -- can be an asset.
The problem isn't that the choice of the European Union was abstract. It's that it wasn't abstract enough.
Muhammad, in using the term "Allah" in the Koran, was referring to the God of Christians and Jews as well as Muslims.
Wars are often fought between countries whose leaders didn't really want them. Syria and Turkey's present hostilities could morph into a case in point.
As Romney rolls out a kinder, gentler image, it's worth considering the press role in strengthening the impact of his debate win.
Meet Mohammed El Kurd, a 14-year-old Palestinian from East Jerusalem.
Last week I predicted that journalists determined to report fresh wind in the candidate's sails would find reasons to do so.
The case against Obama relies on a litmus test involving dealbreakers. But is that case built on solid ground? Perhaps not.
Finding the silver lining in the cloud of the Americans' stunning loss in Medinah
Reading between the lines of Netanyahu's speech at the U.N.
Reflections on the powerful meaning of "Moon River"
There's no way the media can tolerate much more of the current narrative. So how might they spin it? Here are four predictions.
As two astute commenters pointed out, in raising a question about the Jewish and Christian God, I was raising a question about the Islamic God.
I discussed this a few years ago in my book The Evolution of God.
The removal of the MEK from the U.S. government's list of terrorist groups will embolden hardliners in Iran and increase the probability of war.