Richard Cohen / Politics

No Place for Nuance

The term "moral suasion" has fallen into disuse. Its heyday came during the Eisenhower administration when the genial president, a bit soft on institutional racism, failed to denounce the continuing attempt of Southern politicians to keep their ...

Hamas' Outrageous Charter

Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day has passed. But then, as far as I'm concerned, it is always Holocaust Remembrance Day -- a perpetual and frustratingly futile attempt to come to terms with murder so vast and incomprehensible it is like pondering...

Familiar Parallels in Ukraine

Is Andranik Migranyan right? The head of a think tank associated with Vladimir Putin wrote the following in response to critics who liken the Russian president to Adolf Hitler and what he did so long ago:

"One must distinguish between Hitler ...