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Video: How Russia and Syria lied about the chemical weapons attack

The day after the chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun, I wrote a post titled “Surprise! Russia is lying about Syrian chemical weapon attack.” My reaction at…

WSJ: Will Pope Francis challenge Egypt on visit after Palm Sunday massacres?

Tomorrow, Pope Francis will arrive in Egypt on a trip planned well before ISIS attacks on Coptic Christian churches on Palm Sunday, but the attacks have clearly changed the perception of…

“High-stakes game of chicken”: North Korea conducts live-fire military drills

Is this a new “high-stakes game of chicken,” as CBS News calls it, or just another round of the same game of Risk? North Korea staged live-fire military drills on…

TRUMP ORDER BLOCKED Judge blocks bid to cut funding to sanctuary cities

CLOSE CALL WITH IRAN: US Navy destroyer has encounter with warship

Again: Federal judge halts Trump order blocking funding for sanctuary cities

Again: Federal judge halts Trump order blocking funding for sanctuary cities

Increasingly I wonder if this Lawfare post from March about a “revolt of the judges” against the Trump White House was correct. Traditionally courts show some deference to the president…

TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS: Supporters see a plan taking shape

BIAS ALERT NY Times stops using term ‘female genital mutilation’

The richest county in the country has moved far from Washington

Where is the richest county in the nation in terms of average gross income? For a long time now if you’d have guessed one of the collar counties around the…

French poll: Macron leads Le Pen by 24 points in runoff as also-rans unite behind him

Not quite all the also-rans, I should say. Jean-Luc Melenchon, the communist, said today he’d offer no endorsement for the runoff, but both Francois Fillon, the center-right candidate, and Benoit…