Obama rejects the Scottish Enlightenment ideas that inspired the Constitution.
Turkey’s ancient churches are losing a century of secular protection.
Arthur Brooks tries to add a new layer of varnish to an old GOP agenda.
Senator Paul won CPAC again. Is he also winning the GOP’s debate over war and peace?
LTC Daniel Davis reflects on the state of the Army as Afghanistan winds down.
A pamphlet war between two giants of political thought gave birth to left and right.
Great ideas give political movements the energy and seriousness they need to thrive.
Guidelines for diplomatic indignation
Russia’s recent actions don’t herald a new Cold War, but a return to great power realism.
The collapse of available bases could push the U.S. to revamp its failed counterterrorism strategy.
When conservatism became a movement, it lost its soul.
Russia’s actions in Crimea call for a realistic response, not hypocritical platitudes.
After five years, the movement can reinvest in Ted Cruz’s fundraising apparatus or pursue a framework for policy reform.
The Russian president is an autocratic right-wing nationalist, not a model for American conservatives.