International

01/30/2015 - 12:21am

    Alexis Tsipras, leader of the left-wing Syriza coalition, is about to become prime minister of Greece. He will be the first European leader elected on an explicit promise to challenge the austerity policies that have prevailed since 2010. And there will, of course, be many people warning him to abandon...

01/23/2015 - 2:30am

    In the language of headline writers, he is "Muslim Man," hailed as a hero for hiding hostages during last week's terrorist attacks by Muslim fanatics in France.

    When the kosher...

01/23/2015 - 2:27am

    Murder, even political murder, is easy. Any idiot can pull a trigger. The temptation to attribute superhuman cunning to terrorists must be resisted. Often they're as politically incompetent as they are ruthless. To this point, there are strong...

01/23/2015 - 2:19am

    One song President Obama probably isn't singing to himself right now is "The Last Time I Saw Paris."

    In failing to put in an appearance at the mass street demonstration against the...

01/23/2015 - 2:18am

    As one group of Islamic militants was waging war in Paris, another was slaughtering vast numbers of civilians in Baga in northern Nigeria - as many as 2,000, according to Amnesty International; "only" 150, according to the Nigerian government....

01/23/2015 - 2:16am

    President Barack Obama was criticized for failing to attend, or send a proper surrogate to, the giant anti-terrorism march in Paris on Sunday. That criticism was right. But it is typical of American politics today that we focus on this and not what would...

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