The bear is back

by Benjamin Shapiro -- On Monday, Russia announced it was sending 80 tons of uranium fuel to Iran to help that Islamist dictatorship build a "peaceful" nuclear reactor in Bushehr. Russia has more…

Robot rights

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Do robots deserve rights? The question is less ridiculous than it sounds. As scientists develop ever more sophisticated robots, we are faced with an ethical dilemma: When does more…

How anonymity kills

by Benjamin Shapiro -- On Oct. 15, 2006, 13-year-old Megan Meier received an e-mail from Josh Evans, a "cute" homeschooled 16-year-old she had met and befriended on MySpace. "I don't know if more…

The Democrats' experience gap

by Benjamin Shapiro -- None of the Democratic front-runners is qualified to be president of the United States. How do I know? They say so themselves. This week, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., more…

Media's goal: Humiliate Bush

by Benjamin Shapiro -- There is a country in the Middle East where democracy could flourish. In that country, however, democracy has been crushed repeatedly by foreign-supported autocrats. Elections have been postponed more…

The revenge of the paleoconservatives

by Benjamin Shapiro -- In 1992, Pat Buchanan ran for the Republican presidential nomination. His platform included strong opposition to free trade. Buchanan ran a strong second to George H.W. Bush, the more…

Israel's latest bout of hopeful insanity

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Insanity, Albert Einstein supposedly said, is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. By that standard, the state of Israel has been stark more…

George W. Bush's greatest triumph?

by Benjamin Shapiro -- On Monday, the U.S. military turned over the war-torn Karbala province to Iraqi security forces. The assumption of control by Iraqi security forces marked the eighth such handover more…

Dumbledore waves the rainbow flag

by Benjamin Shapiro -- I am not a fan of the Harry Potter series. Nonetheless, I, like every other sentient human being, know something about Harry Potter. Most of my friends are more…