The Cradle of Islam

Learning from Mai Yamani's new book about Saudi Arabia, Islam, and the Hijaz.

11:00 PM, Jan 11, 2005 • By CLAUDIA WINKLER


Special Relationships

It's becoming clear that some journalists in Saddam's Iraq had special relationships with the government. Others did it the right way.

12:00 AM, Sep 17, 2003

Bring C-SPAN to Iraq

If reconstruction is to succeed in Iraq, Iraqis need a mature, responsible media establishment.

7:30 AM, Aug 13, 2003

The Face of the New Iraq

Free Iraq's first delegation to the United Nations includes a longtime diplomat for Saddam Hussein.

12:30 PM, Jul 16, 2003

Liberal Perversity

The left wing of the Supreme Court votes against the Children's Internet Protection Act.

11:30 AM, Jun 24, 2003

The Free Iraqi Press

Independent newspapers--and public opinion polling--come to Baghdad.

3:00 PM, Jun 3, 2003

Good News from a High Court

Egypt's Sakharov, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, is aquitted by Egypt's highest court.

12:00 AM, May 22, 2003

Bush's Ideology of Freedom

The president commits himself to the future of Iraq.

12:20 PM, Apr 29, 2003

The "Guernica" Myth

You may have heard the story about how Colin Powell forced the U.N. to cover Picasso's "Guernica" while he made the case for war in Iraq. It isn't true.

1:00 PM, Apr 16, 2003

Iraq for the Iraqis

An Iraqi leader outlines the steps the coalition must take to help reassure Iraqis that their liberation is at hand.

6:00 AM, Apr 2, 2003

The Two Towers

George W. Bush and Tony Blair have both courageously stood up to Saddam, but for different reasons.

11:00 PM, Mar 18, 2003

A War of Conviction and Leadership

The coming war in Iraq is not one of necessity, it is, like our Civil War, a war of choice.

11:00 PM, Feb 27, 2003

Pathos or Bathos?

On whether "The Hours" succeeds or fails in its ambition to profundity.

11:00 PM, Jan 23, 2003

Night Vision

Claudia Winkler, free associator.

Jan 27, 2003, Vol. 8, No. 19

The Party of Unbelievers

A new survey shows that the religion gap is bigger and of more consequence than you think--both for Republicans and Democrats.

11:00 PM, Jan 7, 2003

Jimmy Carter Pats Himself on the Back

In his self-congratulatory Nobel Lecture, the former president proves he's still as naive as ever.

11:00 PM, Dec 10, 2002

A Bad Fake

The most troubling aspect of the Osama letter isn't that it's fake. It's that it's the work of a "moderate."

11:00 PM, Nov 25, 2002

Hillarycare on Steroids

Lost in the sea of glad tidings last week was this good news: Oregon voters roundly rejected Measure 23--a liberal health-care fantasy proposal.

11:00 PM, Nov 11, 2002

American Values Abroad

The Institute for American Values engages Saudi Arabia--with a little help from Al Jazeera.

11:00 PM, Oct 28, 2002

The Good Activist

Gary Milhollin and the Wisconsin Project have helped shape the conversation on renewed weapons inspections.

12:00 AM, Oct 9, 2002

Out to Get Religion

Two noted academics survey September 11 and decide that faith is the great evil.

12:00 AM, Sep 17, 2002

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