No end for Afghanistan's war on U.S. taxpayer

by Diana West -- John F. Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), may have taken Uncle Sam and shaken him by the lapels this week, but the media missed more…

Smut culture: The real Clinton legacy

by Diana West -- Remember that day in 1998 when Bill Clinton's lewd Oval Office liaisons with an intern named Monica Lewinsky became public knowledge and Bill Clinton thought he was a more…

Execrable Harry Reid is no Joe McCarthy

by Diana West -- Dear Victor Davis Hanson, You suggest in your syndicated column, "Harry Reid: A McCarthy for Our Time," that we "ask Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., the same more…

Why the EU is not your father's Europe

by Diana West -- The important-sounding Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union has recently reiterated "its strong support for Ukraine's unity, sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity." Poor, destabilized, post-putsch Ukraine is more…

Enforcing Islamic law at Brandeis

by Diana West -- When Brandeis University withdrew an honorary degree for Ayaan Hirsi Ali after a student-professor firestorm branded her an "Islamophobe," the campus in effect declared itself an outpost of more…

Who really won the Cold War?

by Diana West -- Whether the Cold War is back, it's an apt moment to strike up a wider conversation about a couple of central questions from my book "American Betrayal." Why more…

A nation's attempt to survive isn't 'racism'

by Diana West -- It may surprise some Americans to learn that almost one-quarter of the people living in Switzerland are foreigners. Even so, just over 50 percent voted last month to more…

Women's issues hiding humanity's problem

by Diana West -- You may have missed it, but March 8 was International Women's Day, a holiday unconnected to a religious rite or person, and with no national or even seasonal more…

Buzzwords hide truth of Ukraine coup

by Diana West -- Reading as widely on Ukraine as possible, I kept wondering why the story wasn't making sense. Then I realized the buzzwords used to tell the story weren't adding more…