Archives for December 2007

Man of the Year: General David Petraeus

IN MOST YEARS, SEVERAL PEOPLE COULD REASONABLY BE SELECTED FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE’S MAN OF THE YEAR. This year, one candidate distinguished himself beyond all others: General David Howell Petraeus. In commanding the U.S. Surge in Iraq, Petraeus has not merely arrested an explosive and deteriorating security situation but has reversed terrorist initiatives, driving al-Qaeda out of a province it … [Read more...]

Day of Rubbish

  NOTE: A truism holds that some reviews tell you more about the reviewer than the material being reviewed. I'm sad to admit, this may be true of this article, and perhaps all my criticisms of Pat Buchanan's works while I was Managing Editor of FrontPage Magazine. In addition to believing the Bush administration about the Middle East, I was formulating or writing my Master's thesis about … [Read more...]