Article Archive

Clinton Bolsters the ‘Alt-Right’

She could have made her point without calling them out by name.

August 29, 2016

South Korea Can Afford Its Own Defense

At a bare minimum, it can pay full freight for the U.S. forces deployed there.

August 29, 2016

The Evidence for ‘Born This Way’

It’s murky, but stronger than a new report lets on.

August 29, 2016

Adapting Philip Roth

No filmmaker may ever nail it.

August 26, 2016

What U. of Chicago Activists Are Complaining About

They do have a point.

August 26, 2016

A Laurel for the Old Olympics

Wars used to stop for the Games, not the other way around

August 26, 2016

Obama Goes Nuclear

To secure his diplomatic legacy, he’s leveraging his power to the extreme.

August 25, 2016

Our Newfound Sympathy for Addicts

Why was the crack epidemic treated differently?

August 24, 2016

Trump, Russia, and the Washington Post: Reader Beware

There’s more hype than evidence in the paper’s claims that Moscow orchestrates politics in Europe and America.

August 24, 2016

‘Polls Are Closed,’ They Lied

How the media nearly stole the 2000 election for Al Gore

August 23, 2016

What Trump Gets Right About Alliances

He appears willing to kick nations off of the U.S. defense dole.

August 23, 2016

Welfare Reform, 20 Years Later

A success, but not an unqualified one.

August 22, 2016

Last Days for White Protestants?

Loss of primacy of place is not the same thing as extinction.

August 22, 2016

Hillary’s Neoconservatives

Her embrace of hawks is more than an electoral strategy.

August 19, 2016

White Russia Makes Progress

A visit to Minsk reveals a peaceful transition to economic freedom.

August 18, 2016

Why Millennials Have Less Faith in Democracy

Young people see through empty campaign promises on the economy and entitlements.

August 18, 2016

Make America Small Again

Yuval Levin suggests a return to subsidiarity can cure our fractured republic.

August 17, 2016

America Cannot Promote Democracy at Gunpoint

Even when well-meaning, Washington often has done far more harm than good.

August 17, 2016

Clinton’s Syria War Plans

Her national-security team-in-waiting wants a return to big U.S. interventions.

August 16, 2016