Article Archive

The Hell General Sherman Made

Why do his biographers seek to soften the man?

December 5, 2016

A Populist-Conservative Melting Pot

Trump’s staff picks reveal an interesting mix of priorities.

December 5, 2016

Spirits, What Have You to Say?

A movie about a haunted Ouija board has surprising depth—until it falls apart.

December 2, 2016

Race and Police Killings

A new study says white cops aren’t more likely to shoot black suspects.

December 1, 2016

The Unsung Hero of American Air Power

Legendary test pilot Chuck Myers fought for smart defense spending.

December 1, 2016

Introducing TAC’s New Editor

The American Conservative announces Robert W. Merry as its new editor.

November 30, 2016

The Man Who Saved
Budapest’s Jews

How a Swedish businessman with no diplomatic experience saved 100,000 from deportation to Auschwitz.

November 30, 2016

On Winning

Trump loves to do it, but American generals have forgotten how.

November 30, 2016

Will Faithless Electors Cause a Constitutional Crisis?

If the Electoral College goes rogue and selects Hillary Clinton, expect the worst.

November 29, 2016

Does Free Trade Kill People?

If it does, we still shouldn’t restrict it, apparently.

November 28, 2016

What Is ‘Ethno-Nationalism’?

It has nothing whatsoever to do with racist nationalism.

November 28, 2016

The Fake News Fake Story

Blame the media, not Moscow.

November 28, 2016

Love, Marriage, and the State

Must the government sanction our relationships?

November 25, 2016

Our Bitter Elections

What happens after it’s “too late” and we’re still here?

November 23, 2016

Expect the Unexpected

If Washington elites can’t understand their own heartland, they shouldn’t play armed puppet-master over an entire region of the world.

November 23, 2016

Watch Our Conference: ‘Foreign Policy in America’s Interest’

Featuring keynote speaker Jim Webb and discussions on the next administration and Russia.

November 23, 2016

TAC is Hiring

We’re looking for a part-time office manager for our DC office.

November 22, 2016

Foreign Policy and the ‘Chosen People’ Narrative

For five generations, Americans have been told that we’re “good guys” picked to wage war against “bad guys.”

November 22, 2016

Schadenfreude and the New York Times

The Gray Lady’s reaction to Trump’s election borders on parody.

November 22, 2016