U.S. plans new supply route for Afghanistan war

Dec 30,2008

U.S. plans new supply route for Afghanistan war

The Times reports welcome news today from Afghanistan: WASHINGTON — The United States and NATO are planning to open and expand supply lines through Central Asia to deliver fuel, food...

Dec 29,2008

Glass houses and all that …

I find it a little ironic (in the “interesting coincidence” sense) that TNR is crowing about uncovering a literary hoax. Then again, it might make perfect sense…they have plenty of...

Dec 28,2008

Proportionality

I’m always half-amused, half-disgusted when I hear the usual suspects criticize Israel for responding to the incessant rocket bombardments on its territory with a lack of proportionality. To recap: Hamas, the ruling...

Dec 24,2008

Soft-core porn Yule Log

Happy holidays, all.  Alessandra Stanley’s got a funny one here on the postmodern Yule Log: It seems like cheating, or bad karma, but it’s possible to have a yule log...