Marine Le Pen has assembled the West’s largest, most successful anti-immigration and anti-globalist party, by playing down its racist roots.
Evaluating Clint Eastwood’s libertarian motivations—and considering what could come next from Hollywood’s loner director.
The Shia power in the Middle East opposes ISIS and al-Qaeda far more reliably than our Sunni allies.
Talking post-Cold War foreign policy, consumer capitalism, and Churchill with our national editor.
E-mail scandal deepens. Clintons cannot help themselves. Character is destiny
Perhaps the two aren’t mutually exclusive.
Bessel van der Kolk and what the body remembers
Hard-liners have redefined support to mean offering a blank check.
Watch what the pope does about sex abuse, not what he says
In practice, the U.S. has shown “forbearance” by indulging Israeli governments in their worst policies.
The Democrats need to have some challengers to run against Clinton, but the focus on Warren is misplaced.
Conservation experts often have a fatal flaw: they aren’t locals.
The warmongering right has carefully built a network of credentialing institutions that secure it outsized influence.
Innocent researching on the web can trigger fears of watch lists in the age of the surveillance state.
Calling an entire generation “lazy” may be an exaggeration, but our conceptions of work ethic and company loyalty have changed.
Russia’s military-ecclesiastical complex has fueled a dangerous revival in religious nationalism.
The political philosopher’s conservative admirers may have completely misunderstood him.
YA blockbusters recycle the authoritarian trope, while leaving hedonism’s dark traps unexplored.
How realists should grapple with the revival of hawkish sympathies in the Republican Party.
A fearsome little horror film that is all monster, no message
Cruz is the least likely to be able to appeal to primary voters that don’t already agree with him.
To fight the Taliban, the United States created a new generation of abusive strongmen that are now running rampant.
A new biography recounts the First Things founder’s journey from leftist Lutheran to Catholic neoconservative.
The late Australian Liberal PM was a conservative disappointment, until he turned against his party’s neocons.
Politicians of both parties may bow before Big Corn, but the biofuel requirement is an unmanageable economic distortion.
In a world trying to entangle the U.S. in countless war guarantees, Ike shows how to manage alliances.
America keeps trying to see conflicts with the Muslim world through the failed lens of ideology.
If Cotton wants to scuttle the current negotiations, he could consider giving Tehran nukes directly.
Believe the hype: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new musical, “Hamilton,” is revolutionary.
Talk of health and wealth cannot substitute for sublimity and attraction in human motivations.