Article Archive

The CIA Spy Ban Is for Show

Keeping tabs on Turkey alone is justification enough for Langley to relax its new rules on targeting Europe.

October 2, 2014

Ten Things to Watch for in the ISIS War

A guide to the spin, empty gestures, and behind-the-scene players that will determine the fate of America’s re-entry into Iraq.

October 1, 2014

ISIS Isn’t Hamas, or Iran

Netanyahu tries a terrorist bait and switch, like the one that worked against Saddam.

October 1, 2014

How the U.S. Rewards Intelligence Failures

The constantly surprised multi-billion dollar American spy machine turns every shortcoming into a reason to expand it.

September 30, 2014

Suicide of the Globalists

The Economist‘s editors understand that the Western liberal state is in deep crisis—but their suggested solutions are inconsistent at best, dangerous at worst.

September 30, 2014

Why Ted Cruz Could Win in 2016

The freshman senator’s charm and cunning combine a grassroots insurgent image with well-funded establishment connections.

September 30, 2014

Saddam’s Strategy Against ISIS

Why America can’t do what it takes to win—and where that leaves us.

September 29, 2014

Seven Awful Reasons for Bypassing Congress on ISIS

The Constitution is clear on war powers, and yet Congress may not weigh in until next year.

September 29, 2014

Closing of the Scholarly Mind

An English professor argues for an explicit leftist bias in college, utterly neglecting the teacher’s vocation.

September 26, 2014

Obama Flubs Ukraine in UN Address

The president used his speech to hector a Russia that could be very helpful against ISIS.

September 25, 2014

Following the Science

From contraception to climate change, the quest to master nature will always put autonomy first.

September 25, 2014

The Army Attacks Ebola

Far from the ISIS war, American troops and supplies are helping fight the gruesome virus’s historic outbreak.

September 25, 2014

Was Moses the First American?

Partisan textbook battles in Texas oversimplify the importance of Hebraic rhetoric in early America.

September 24, 2014

How Casinos Corrupt Cities

Baltimore gambles on dens of crony capitalism instead of community-centric economic development.

September 24, 2014

Obama Bombs Blind

Why Americans are still in the dark over the 9/11 Commission’s view of the Saudis.

September 24, 2014

Back to Failure in Iraq

As bombs fall over Syria, the United States reenacts a decade of policies that cannot possibly succeed.

September 23, 2014

The War on ISIS Has No Legal Basis

How open-ended authorizations of force undermine congressional war powers.

September 22, 2014

The People Are Revolting!

Why populism and political parties terrified George Washington

September 22, 2014

Radio Is a Sound Salvation: “God Help the Girl”

Under the cutesy exterior is a subtle film about how we understand our suffering, and what might save us from despair.

September 19, 2014