James Madison, Cheney-Style

Lynne Cheney’s love letter to the fourth president exaggerates more than it enlightens.

Here Are 5 Ways to Fix Republican Foreign Policy

From involving economic conservatives to introducing evangelicals to just war theory, this is how it starts.

Fall Intern Wanted

Join us in forging a conservatism of realism and reform for the next generation.

Don’t Isolate Russia

Disasters like MH17 could recur if Washington can’t understand Putin’s interests.

The Battle of Alexandria

How riverside parks & hotels threaten a model of American urbanism

Autobiography of a Recovery

Robert Timberg’s gripping memoir traces his way from burning in Vietnam to writing in Washington.

James Garner: Anti-Authoritarian Everyman

“The Rockford Files” gave voice to an honorable distrust of authority after Watergate and Vietnam.

The Right’s Israel Turn

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

Why Liberalism Means Empire

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

Icelandic Heavy Metal Grief

A lost brother’s place is filled with hard music and farm animals in “Metalhead.”

How ISIS Evades the CIA

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

Drones Against the Fifth Amendment

The Justice Department’s grounds for droning American citizens are out—and frighteningly unconstitutional.

Piketty Is the Anti-Marx

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

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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.