Obama’s Wars

In May of this year, as Woodward tells it, months after the President’s national security team had coalesced around the current...

Juan Williams

I confess that I’m not at all sure how I feel about the sacking by National Public Radio (NPR) of long-time analyst and historian of the...

Ed Newman

You wonder if a guy as gifted and rumpled as Edwin Newman could find a job in television these days. He might be considered too erudite,...

Whatever Happened To…

I confess that I hadn’t been following all that closely the controversy in New York City over the proposed construction of a Muslim...

Dan Schorr

Truth be told, I do miss it, but what I miss is so long gone as to be an historic relic. The TV news of CBS from the 1950’s to the 1970’s...

Firing Generals

When I first heard about and then read Gen. Stanley McCrystal’s comments about President Obama and some of his top advisers, I thought of...

Firing Generals

When I first heard about and then read Gen. Stanley McCrystal’s comments about President Obama and some of his top advisers, I thought of...

Who Was This Pulitzer

The Pulitzer Prizes were announced yesterday. The awards are an annual and much anticipated part of modern journalism, literature,...

Dithering or a Strategy?

Within the stark building that houses the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa – perhaps the most anti-war war museum I’ve ever visited – is a...

News You May Have Missed

W. Horace Carter was hardly a household name. He should have been, at least for journalists and civil libertarians. Carter won the...