The moralistic storytelling of “Trainwreck” results in a boring film.
Democracy is often subverted by special interests operating behind the scenes.
Our moral codes must not obscure the personhood of those around us.
We need to train police offers to be “guardians,” not warriors.
Will Iran deal opponents sway the American public and lawmakers?
What the deal means for the region’s calculus of power.
The conservative radical has answers to Charles Murray’s hard questions.
Its perfect symbol isn’t Prussia, it’s the F-35.
“The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq” gives a satiric touch to the famed Frenchman’s European exhaustion.
Like the War on Drugs, cyberwarfare turns a very real problem into a money-making bureaucratic machine.
Conservative realism has a champion in Reagan’s Swiss ambassador.
C.S. Lewis, Brendan Eich, and the societal imperative to “cure” wrongthink
How his St. Louis roots and rocky marriage made “The Waste Land” possible
The U.S. needs regional options beyond those Israel and Saudi Arabia approve of.
Lt. Col. Danny Davis was a fierce truth-teller on Afghanistan; can he make the civilian transition?
He was a Victorian libertarian—and imperial conservative.
Lamar Alexander brings Elizabeth Warren and Rand Paul together on decentralized education reforms, while grassroots charters spread nationally.
Even as Obama was making peace with Iran, the U.S. moved into conflict with Russia on the side of neo-Nazis and Islamists.
A documentary on Amy Winehouse shows the softer side of a hard-living jazz star.