The lesson of al-Hudaybiyah

by Joseph Farah -- President Bush was quick to praise Yasser Arafat's pledges of reforms and elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council. My guess is that the administration didn't actually read a more…

Robbing Peter to pay farmer Bob

by Joseph Farah -- If you were still laboring under the delusion that the implosion of the Soviet Union signaled the end to the notion that central governments could redistribute wealth more more…

Death penalty and the new racism

by Joseph Farah -- Do you think the sentence of a convicted murderer should have anything to do with the perpetrator's race? I think most civilized people would answer "NO!" Do you more…

The day Arafat was offered power

by Joseph Farah -- Does Yasser Arafat really want a "Palestinian homeland"? Or, as many have suggested, is this 35-year-old demand merely a ploy to conduct asymmetrical warfare against the Jewish state more…

Gunning for O'Reilly

by Joseph Farah -- Have you noticed how the long knives are out for Bill O'Reilly? Everybody's gunning for the guy. In recent weeks, he's become the No. 1 target of criticism more…

Calling all Virginia patriots!

by Joseph Farah -- I moved from Oregon to the historic state of Virginia recently, and, as a good Virginian should, I set out right away to get my new driver's license. more…

The media get fooled again

by Joseph Farah -- Last week the establishment press got hoodwinked – again. An extremist advocacy group called the Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, released a report suggesting there has been more…

Old jokes and old mistakes

by Joseph Farah -- There's an old joke that goes like this: The prime minister of Israel sits down with Yasser Arafat to negotiate their conflict. The prime minister asks if he more…

The Ozzy and Dubya show

by Joseph Farah -- I've waited a full week to say anything about the White House Press Correspondents Dinner starring President Bush and Ozzy Osbourne. Much has been written about the event more…

The case against Arafat

by Joseph Farah -- You read the news accounts of Israel's discovery of documents linking Yasser Arafat directly to terrorist acts and sponsorship of suicide bombings. Now read the report for yourself. more…