Author Archives: Noah Millman

About Noah Millman

Noah Millman, senior editor, is an opinion journalist, critic, screenwriter, and filmmaker who joined The American Conservative in 2012. Prior to joining TAC, he was a regular blogger at The American Scene. Millman’s work has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Week, Politico, First Things, Commentary, and on The Economist’s online blogs. He lives in Brooklyn.

Ross Douthat Throws In the Towel

A rousing new slogan: “they could certainly do worse.”

A Euro-African West?

Meditations on civilization by Trump, Macron, Douthat and me

Reagan’s Aliens and Climate Change

The Gipper’s favorite hypothetical proves something different than he imagined

Burn After Reading

The Coens had Donald Jr.’s number

Does the West Have a Civilization?

And if it does, why are liberals like Peter Beinart letting the alt-right decide what it is?

What If the Chinese Are Just Biding Their Time?

Avoiding the ‘Thucydides Trap,’ but not the way Graham Allison envisions.

God and Man in the Times

Ross Douthat “debates” Tyler Cowen

Independence Day Movies

Damon Linker makes a list

Chesterton’s Defense of Patriotism

Happy Independence Day

Play It Again, Sam

Why do we watch movies over and over?

Oh, Canada

Happy 150th Birthday (sort of)

The Senate Health Care Bill In Two Tweets

Ross Douthat and Yuval Levin on counting the BRCA’s phantom chickens

Bad Apps and Liability

If bad training is partly to blame for fatally bad performance, can the trainers be sued?

Officer Yanez’s Panic, And Ours

An trigger-happy society acquits a trigger-happy cop

Scalise, Sanders, Caesar and Me

Words about fighting are not fighting words

The English Bob Question: “Why Not Shoot a President?”

It’s not like he’s a king — or do some of his supporters wish he were?

No Mandate For Britain

A House not so much divided against itself as unable to place its confidence in any leadership

Those Amazing Saudis

Perversely, the more our interests and values diverge, the more closely we tie our fortunes together

The First Troll War

Are Saudi Arabia and Iran about to go to war over fake news?

American Leadership is an Expensive Asset

That’s a reason for cleverer and more cautious diplomacy, not for throwing it away

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