Article Archive

Will Congress Give Obama the War He Wants?

Republicans who resist the president’s other policies are apt to give him a blank check against ISIS.

January 19, 2015

‘Duck Dynasty’ vs. Dante

Masscult drives a wedge between grassroots and elite conservatives.

January 19, 2015

Sociology as Class War

Progressive social scientists want to help poor people but won’t learn from them.

January 16, 2015

‘False Flags,’ Charlie Hebdo, and Martin Luther King

Knowing who carried out an act of terror doesn’t always tell us who was ultimately behind it.

January 16, 2015

Iraq Is Open for Business

Bulk purchases of U.S. tanks serve in the place of a realistic American strategy.

January 15, 2015

Why the New York Times Won’t Show Muhammad

The newspaper’s attempt at sensitivity is curiously insensitive to Islam’s actual history.

January 15, 2015

Britain’s Pat Buchanan Party

A less libertarian, more populist UKIP terrifies London’s elite.

January 15, 2015

What Makes a Whistleblower?

Edward Snowden’s actions brought him accusations of treason, and a life of exile.

January 14, 2015

Happily, President Obama N’est Pas Charlie

French Muslims could have hardly failed to absorb that the storied liberties of France are allocated differently.

January 13, 2015

Bureaucrats With Berettas

Federal departments from the USDA to Education are starting to arm their inspectors general for law enforcement.

January 13, 2015

Will Romney Go for Ron Paul’s Vote?

Courting realists and libertarians could give him an edge against other establishment types—if he’s willing to try.

January 12, 2015

The Left’s Ignorant Islam Critics

Secular progressivism has produced some of the most unfair and uninformed assessments of the Muslim faith.

January 9, 2015

Leo Strauss: Hawk or Dove?

A new biography paints Strauss as a liberal internationalist, neglecting the role of Zionism in his thought and life.

January 9, 2015

The Case for Civility Campaigns After Charlie Hebdo

Blasphemous and offensive actions can be properly resisted without resorting to censorship.

January 9, 2015

Conservatism for the City

Beauty, streetcars, and dual codes are the right ideas for urban policy.

January 8, 2015

The U.S.-Israel Politics Gap

Americans want more even-handed policies—but Congress only wants to please Bibi.

January 7, 2015

What’s Wrong With the NFL?

Scandal and injury aside, the league has made a boring game.

January 7, 2015

Better Putin Than Weimar Russia

The current Russian regime is preferable to the reactionary chaos that would accompany its collapse.

January 6, 2015

Why the Arab World Fights

Islam struggles for unity and independence from the West.

January 6, 2015