Article Archive

Spielberg’s ‘Post’: Clumsy, Inaccurate, Anti-Trump Twaddle

The movie is badly disguised virtue signaling by Hollywood, that, as usual, warps history for its own purposes.

January 16, 2018

Losing Control of the American Fear Machine

How soon before we start demanding dangerous solutions to our mass-driven anxieties?

January 11, 2018

2017: The Year the Iraq War Truly Ended

So why does it feel like Iran is the only winner?

December 30, 2017

No, Donald Trump Isn’t Going to Nuke North Korea

Listen beyond the din of ‘mushroom cloud’ case-building, if you can.

December 21, 2017

Trump Nominee Has History of Suing Colleges Over Israel Boycotts

Kenneth Marcus says schools that allow BDS protests should lose federal funding. How is this not a violation of the First Amendment?

December 13, 2017

Rex Tillerson ‘Is a Dead Man Walking’

Fresh rumors of his demise may not be greatly exaggerated. Here’s why.

December 1, 2017

Don’t Blame Donald Trump for Eclipsing the State Department

The real culprit is a much older one: our militaristic foreign policy.

November 27, 2017

How to Talk to Trump-Hating Millennials This Thankgiving

They’ve got their callow Huffington Post dinner-conversation tips, now hear ours.

November 22, 2017

We Sent Them To War, Now It’s Our Turn To Pay

“I heard about Private First Class Brian Edward Hutson’s death at breakfast…”

November 10, 2017

Extend the First Amendment to Twitter and Google Now

Too many people are being shut up, and shut out of the quasi-public cyberspace.

November 7, 2017

Shutting Up Richard Spencer

Ohio State is trying to prevent him from speaking. That isn’t their choice to make.

October 25, 2017

Trump and Kim Madmen? Not So Fast

This is where the hysterical World War III theory falls apart.

October 16, 2017

Ken Burns’s ‘Vietnam War’ is No Profile in Courage

Celebrated filmmaker continues tradition of avoiding inconvenient truths.

September 26, 2017

Don’t Whitewash the Hiroshima Bombing

It reveals a dangerous strain of vengeance in U.S. foreign policy.

August 6, 2017

I Warned About Iran and the Media Ignored Me

Because Iraq was Obama’s war to lose.

July 18, 2017

Ask Grandpa What He Did in the Good War

Civilian deaths weren’t always ‘accidental.’

June 29, 2017

2018 Is Going to Be Another Rough Year for Democrats

Trump’s election was not the wake-up call for smug liberals that many thought it would be.

May 10, 2017

The Mob Vetoes Ann Coulter

Free speech is messy, and it is our essential defense against fascism, whether from the left or the right.

April 27, 2017

Does It Matter Who Pulls the Trigger in the Drone Wars?

Drone strikes require deeper reforms than changing which officials approve a “kill list.”

March 23, 2017

10 Things the Media Will Get Wrong About Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

A State Department veteran clarifies what is and isn’t unprecedented about the travel ban.

March 7, 2017