How open-ended authorizations of force undermine congressional war powers.
Why populism and political parties terrified George Washington
Under the cutesy exterior is a subtle film about how we understand our suffering, and what might save us from despair.
Raymond Maxwell claims he witnessed top Hillary Clinton aides purge State Department files. Here’s why you should believe him.
Empowering local institutions can strengthen communities divided by distrust.
The progressive 1960s were an aberration from America’s historically divided, conservative politics.
A new administration only gave interventionism a confused, humanitarian face-lift.
The Grey Lady crunches some very bad numbers on condoms and their alternatives.
Justice for Palestine divides Republicans but unites Pope Francis, Mideast bishops, and mainline Protestants.
Social democracy is the only thing that prevents the breakup of Britain.
Architect Philip Bess on faith, reason, and urban design
Local knowledge is lost when too many newcomers don’t know a neighborhood’s customs.
Netanyahu and Obama substitute endless war for failed occupations.
Encouraging Kurdish secession would only spread regional chaos and strife to those few places still free of it.
The Texas senator’s crude view of the Mideast unites extremists against America’s interests.
Americans in Paris find fear and suspicion instead of marital bliss.
Tocqueville taught that restless private obsessions would degrade civic commitments close to home.
The ramp-up against ISIS is bringing back the ugliest features of post-9/11 America.
A response to Commentary‘s Seth Mandel