Article Archive

The Myth of the Ugly American

Americans abroad are actually quick to defer to other cultures. It’s a result of our own multiculturalism—but is it a good thing?

April 16, 2018

America’s Fling With the Kurds Could Cause Turkey and NATO to Split

Critics are alarmed by Ankara’s turn toward Russia and “who lost Turkey” talk is in the air.

April 16, 2018

TAC Bookshelf for the Week of April 16

From Steven Pinker to Christopher Lasch, it seems everyone is reading about liberalism this week.

April 16, 2018

The Collapse of Manners

Winsomeness and gentlemanliness are being undermined by the online race to rage.

April 16, 2018

The Tech Giants Must Be Stopped

They destroy jobs, distort markets, and trample on liberties. It’s time we directed technological change rather than the other way around.

April 16, 2018

Moving the Swamp Out of Washington Won’t Help Flyover County

It’s an interesting idea but the European Union shows why it won’t work.

April 16, 2018

No, the FBI’s Michael Cohen Raid Did Not Violate Attorney-Client Privilege

If anything, Cohen and possibly Trump could be in a bit of a jam.

April 13, 2018

The Max Bootification of the American Right

Those who count freedom unstructured by order as their sole virtue will always yield calamity.

April 13, 2018

Airstrikes Against Syria Would Set Off a Powder Keg

It begins: Trump announces a series of joint air strikes on Syrian targets Friday.

April 13, 2018

Congress’s New Sex Trafficking Bill Won’t Solve Anything

Can third-party websites be accountable for the crimes of users? The government just took a dangerous step in that direction.

April 12, 2018

Our Lazy, Decadent, Clickbait-Addled Media Industry

The real scandal isn’t Kevin Williamson’s firing, it’s the market that made him.

April 12, 2018

Chappaquiddick: No Mercy for Ted Kennedy

The new film is painful, hypnotizing, and will leave viewers longing for justice.

April 12, 2018

Trump Surrenders to the Foreign Policy Blob

The choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has turned out to be no choice at all.

April 12, 2018

A Push for President Pompeo?

The ambitious Republican faces Secretary of State confirmation hearings Thursday, but some say he may be positioning for more.

April 12, 2018

Military Readiness Sidelined For Ships the Navy Doesn’t Want

A closer look at new Pentagon spending exposes lawmakers’ real interest: the defense lobby.

April 12, 2018

John Kelly, Presidential Babysitter

Even a seasoned military manager can’t bring order to a president who thrives off chaos.

April 11, 2018

Neal Freeman’s National Review

A veteran writer offers up a vivid portrait of William F. Buckley and the early conservative movement.

April 11, 2018

Donald Trump is Samson, Blinded by Ring of Delilahs

Will he bring down the temple and all of us with it?

April 11, 2018

Trump’s Rush to Judgment on Syria Chemical Attack

We need hard evidence about what happened in Douma before threatening war.

April 11, 2018