| Apr 26, 2012
Are the French getting their Tea Party on? That's what an outsider looking at the country's first-round presidential voting results might have been led to believe. But, as with many things French, the reality is très compliquée.
The weekend vote...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"The war on terror is over," or so claims an unnamed senior State Department official, as reported by National Journal's Michael Hirsh in his recent article "The Post al-Qaida Era."
Really? Well, if the war is over, I must have missed the peace treaty...
| May 11, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Your recent editorial on European elections states that "the real lesson to be drawn from the rise ofFrance's Francois Hollande and others is that many in Europe are fed up with austerity measures" ("Rejecting austerity," May 9).
Contrary to that...
| May 11, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Your recent editorial on the elections in Europe states that you believe Americans are now ready to embrace tax increases rather than voting for "conservatives and further cuts to government spending" due to the "widening gulf between the haves and have-...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 9:46 AM
At the age of 4, Sabina Foisor was in France, competing in her first chess tournament. By the age of 15, she was a Romanian and European junior champion, and three years later, in 2007, she finished in the top 20 in the European Chess Championship....
| Sep 13, 2012
It would seem that we're now at the stage of global economic lunacy where the worldwide socialist slide is so far gone that the president of Russia is lecturing the world, and particularly Europe, about the risks of socialism.
Speaking at the Asia-...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:17 AM
I know some of my more parochial colleagues can't get past the troubles CNN continues to have in its prime-time American operation.
And I am right up there in being dismayed by some of the moves management has made with Eliot Spitzer, Kathleen Parker,...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
As excitement builds for this week's opening of the Summer Olympics, many an armchair athlete may yearn to hop a transcontinental flight to London.
But if a trip overseas isn't in the cards right now, why not discover a taste of jolly olde England closer...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s increasingly irrational rhetoric in his criticism of President Barack Obama bears closer scrutiny ("No, Mr. President, nobody else 'made that happen,'" July 22).
Mr. Ehrlich is not content to challenge Mr. Obama's policies on...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:02 AM
The economic and political tumult in Europe has continued this week with anti-incumbent votes in France and Greece as well as signs of disaffection in Italy, Great Britain and Germany. The electorate is angry, and the election results have raised...
| May 10, 2012
| 5:18 PM
James Fitzpatrick leans back in a huge black office chair with wheels and points at a projection on a screen in the front of the classroom, not far from the Soccer Barbie dolls and a clock featuring the portrait of French writer Voltaire.
"Here is the...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:11 PM
Part of the fun of professional wrestling is watching the development of certain wrestlers, from their debut through the peaks and valleys of their career.
Many grew up watching Rocky Maivia transform into The Rock, or even John Cena develop from the...