The Obama administration's statements about the three Al Jazeera journalists are encouraging and ring true to the needs of both the Egyptian and the American people, but it's unsure whether they are in the right position to point their finger just yet.
It's always intriguing when the Newspaper of Record, even tacitly and buried inside an article, acknowledges that a U.S. policy it once trumpeted as vital to the nation's security turned out to be an unmitigated disaster.
The timing was a thing of pure political beauty. President George W. Bush was only a few days away from speaking to the United Nations' General Assembly about Iraq's renewed efforts to acquire banned weaponry.
Counterterror NYC, a National Geographic special, blindly and uncritically endorsed NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly's high-tech approach to fighting terrorism. It failed to address Kelly's fatal flaw: his ego.
How unseemly for New York Times executive editor Bill Keller to look down so disdainfully at WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, with a nasty ad hominem portrayal in last Sunday's New York Times Magazine.
Miller is causing a stir on the Tweetdecks of American journalists today because she has published her first reported piece in print for the right-leaning Newsmax (where she has already served as an online contributor).