Euros for Obama?

Posted by John Rosenthal

Has the Obama campaign made a regular practice of accepting illegal foreign campaign contributions, as the research of Kenneth Timmerman suggests? (See too here and here.) Well, if one is to judge by an article published earlier this month by the Italian columnist Maria Laura Rodotà, in certain European circles it would appear to be [...]

The “Torture Issue” and the Elections

Posted by John Rosenthal

Would a President Obama seek torture charges against Bush administration officials? The Illinois Senator’s eagerness to agree with John McCain on the “torture issue” suggests that he would. But what exactly is the “torture issue”? See my new article on Pajamas Media here.

“And They Called It Peace” (Martti Ahtisaari and the Nobel Peace Prize)

Posted by John Rosenthal

The choice of Martti Ahtisaari as Nobel Peace laureate does more to undermine the traditional sense of the Nobel Peace Prize than any merely irrelevant choice like Al Gore. For by awarding the prize to Martti Ahtisaari, the Nobel committee has sent the message that to achieve peace, one should make war. See my new [...]

Cologne Revisited: German Neo-Nazis View Islam as “Ally”

Posted by John Rosenthal

When protesters in Cologne last month managed, with the blessing of the city government, to prevent the holding of an “Anti-Islamification Congress,” the cancellation of the event was widely hailed in the German and international media as a victory against “right-wing extremists” or, more simply put, “Nazis.” A new report from the domestic intelligence service [...]