Article Archive

Poor Citizenship

A coming-of-age film highlights how even in communist Cuba, faith sustains the underclass.

April 29, 2016

Primo Levi’s Partisans

The Holocaust survivor was troubled by an ‘ugly secret’ about the Italians who suffered and died while fighting fascism.

April 29, 2016

The Real Redcoats

How the British fought the American Revolution—bravely

April 28, 2016

Why Kasich Flopped

He has no one to blame but himself for his failure to snap up foreign-policy moderates.

April 27, 2016

Hillary Is Still Fighting

Sanders has a mandate to push for a more progressive platform at the Democratic convention.

April 27, 2016

Memo to the Chairman

If the Joint Chiefs are sick of losing, try a defensive grand strategy.

April 27, 2016

CIA Gets Back to Spying

Intelligence agencies have struggled to be worthy of their name.

April 26, 2016

How Wartime Washington Lives in Luxury

Meet the new class profiting from the growth of the national-security state.

April 25, 2016

Stadium Politics and the Rebirth of the Salesman

Populist campaigns are selling authenticity like the perfectly packaged product.

April 25, 2016

College Life Before Facebook

Richard Linklater’s latest film recovers a picture of youth without the iPhone.

April 23, 2016

Trump’s Trade Deficits

Six ways Washington handicaps U.S. exporters

April 22, 2016

No Presidents from Wisconsin

Can Paul Ryan break the curse of Robert La Follette and Scott Walker?

April 22, 2016

Director of Development Wanted

The American Conservative is looking for someone who can help us grow and thrive for years to come.

April 21, 2016

Ireland’s Easter Wars

How Irish independence was baptized in blood

April 21, 2016

The Democratic Party Now Belongs to Hillary Clinton

Sanders may have crowds, but Hillary has the coalition.

April 20, 2016

Two Tyrannies: State and Society

Without any perfect system to protect individual freedom, where should libertarians turn?

April 20, 2016

Gitmo Is Forever

Opportunities remain to close Guantanamo Bay’s prison and restore American justice, but time is running out.

April 19, 2016

Why Secrecy Rules Apply to Everyone

Federal agencies relentlessly pursue suspected whistleblowers, while self-serving politicians escape punishment.

April 19, 2016

Will History Only Remember the Founders as Slaveowners?

A visit to the historic homes of Jefferson and Madison was spoiled by a progressive agenda.

April 18, 2016