Friday, February 28, 2020

U.S. will pay heavy price for health care

Fifteen months into his presidency, Barack Obama has demonstrated by getting his health care legislation through Congress that there is no constitutional propriety he...

Iraq election could change history

The recent “tiff,” as George Jonas over at the National Post described the brouhaha between the United States and Israel, pushed aside the emphatically...

Iraq stumbles toward democracy

Iraqis again showed how keenly they have taken possession of democracy when they voted on March 7 for their 325-member parliament. In January 2005, Iraqis...

Protect free speech, even if offensive

How does a liberal society deal with a case such as that of Salman Hossain, who posted vile, incendiary messages in public against Jews...

Long, bloody road to Islam reform

Two notable Muslim leaders died late last year. Though the deaths of Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, 87, of Iran, and Indonesia’s Abdurrahman Wahid, 69, were...

Unveiling the truth behind Shariah

Let’s revise the famous opening sentence of Marx and Engel’s Communist Manifesto to state there is a real peril, instead of a spectre, haunting...

Anti-Semitism widespread in Muslim world

A Jan. 21 item in the Jakarta Globe from Indonesia reported a speech by Mahathir Mohamad, the former prime minister of Malaysia, at a...