The Battle of Alexandria

How riverside parks & hotels threaten a model of American urbanism

How ISIS Evades the CIA

America’s high-tech spies aren’t equipped to penetrate low-tech terrorist organizations.

The Right’s Israel Turn

Conservatives didn’t always have a party line on the Jewish State.

How to Reform Republican Foreign Policy

The GOP now admits the Iraq War was a mistake. So why is Rand Paul virtually alone in proposing a new approach to world affairs?

Second-Career Farms: the Future of Agriculture?

Decentralized agrarianism faces the challenges of modern farming.

Why Liberalism Means Empire

Democracy isn’t the end of history, it’s a product of power.

Piketty Is the Anti-Marx

Liberals’ favorite French economist is a pessimistic meliorist, not a burning revolutionary.

Parenting in an Age of Bad Samaritans

Imprisoning parents of briefly unattended kids is a sure sign that community has given way to the State.

Still America First

Quaker Oats heir Bob Stuart fought to keep America at peace—then he went to war.

Israel Runs Up the Score

Twelve steps from the collapse of Kerry’s peace talks to the carnage in Gaza

Target: Justin Amash

The Michigan Republican who challenged the NSA faces “the ugliest House primary of the cycle.”

Politics and Literature

Conservatives should reinvest in art for its own sake, not to win a culture war.

The Repository

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Very Kingsley Amis

Introducing video to The Repository.

TAC CLASSICS

Cobblestone Conservative

How Jane Jacobs saved New York City’s soul.