The new sharing economy may have consequences for the ways we engage on a civic and political level.
John Nagl’s counterinsurgency failed its way to popularity before, and is now trying to make a comeback.
From amnesty to Anbar, November will bring postponed political arguments to a boil.
Comity is too often code for respectable but terrible “purple” fiscal policies.
Scott Walker will fall short and lose his bid for re-election.
The U.S. talks up its minimal support for local forces to make an ill-advised intervention seem somewhat less reckless than it really is.
You can’t suppress the supernatural forever. It always comes back
Republicans have underperformed in Senate races in the last two elections and could do the same thing again.
What would St. Athanasius say about Pope Francis’s Church?
No one should ever take anything Cruz says on foreign policy (or on anything else) seriously.
Embracing an elite-friendly economic agenda at the expense of social issues is a recipe for national irrelevance.
Government snooping of reporter is going to be big news, right? Right?
“Nation-building” is a wasteful, optional exercise on the part of our government that shouldn’t be repeated in the future.
Pretending that the U.S. has a “special” relationship with one of its clients is a mistake.
A new generation of Southern Baptists prepares itself for the long haul in post-Christian America
A party can neglect its core supporters for only so long before they give up and move on to an alternative.
Sen. Paul is talking about the war against ISIS as if it were still the “limited” operation that Obama claimed it would be at the beginning.
Dante’s Divine Comedy is a searchlight into the reader’s soul
Israel’s choking of the Palestinian economy is unlike anything else in the world.
Why Ross Douthat is right to worry about Pope Francis and reform
Obama may want to try causing Netanyahu some political headaches of his own.
New data suggests marriage leads to “for richer” more often than we realize.
The Reagan Doctrine was one of the least impressive parts of Reagan’s record, and it inflicted enormous damage on the countries where it was put into practice.
A disillusioned Republican operative and Christian conservative takes stock of the movement
Now is the moment to shape the next century of community building.
Though it can feel contrived, brunch offers an opportunity to keep community rituals alive.
It’s foolish to build a political campaign around social issues
A real alternative to the hyper-hawkishness that has dominated foreign policy thinking for decades.
Paul’s statements about the wars America shouldn’t fight don’t square with his support for the current war against ISIS.
A harrowing but essential evening of theater at New York Theater Workshop
Unsustainable, government-subsidized sprawl is collapsing under the weight of its own insolvency.