President Obama’s Gaffe Symbolic of Larger Failings

Fairness dictates that we not hold against the President words from a speech he likely did not read before it was put before him; it is entirely fair to hold against him the wretched mess of a foreign policy his Administration has propounded in the region.

Democracy in the Ukraine, Continued: Yulia Tymoshenko

Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has performed a remarkable sleight-of-hand trick, convincing not only her ardent partisans but journalists and politicians throughout the West that her humble peasant-girl look covers a valiant, pure interior. The truth is much darker. This is a part of her story, based on Matthew Kaminski’s excellent article in the WSJ.