Author Archives: Philip Jenkins
The West has enjoyed relative peace for over 70 years thanks to the bomb.
If European countries won’t charge would-be jihadis with sedition, make the charges treason.
Acknowledging the science of global warming does not require accepting that it is immune to criticism.
National borders are being superseded by the ancient battleground of al-Jazira.
In San Bernardino and elsewhere, Islamists may be employing leaderless resistance tactics once used by neo-Nazis.
No government can effectively fight terrorism with defense alone. Intelligence is required.
The Turks fear being outbred by Kurds more than bombing by ISIS.
Scotland Yard feeds a media frenzy against top politicians by publicizing salacious and anonymous accusations.
Islamization was once overblown, but this time Europe may actually see radical change.
Laughing away communism’s very real historical threats allows today’s dangerous extremisms to escape cultural notice.
The SNP’s huge electoral gains do not change the monetary math that would collapse an autonomous Scotland.
History should caution the United States from believing that armed conflict with “perpetual” enemies is unavoidable.
The Baltimore riots follow a chronological pattern of violence that has persisted throughout U.S. history.
Russia’s military-ecclesiastical complex has fueled a dangerous revival in religious nationalism.
The UK’s establishment stands accused of rape and murder—but the tale sounds suspiciously familiar to those who remember America’s “Satanic abuse” hoax.
Knowing who carried out an act of terror doesn’t always tell us who was ultimately behind it.
Why America can’t do what it takes to win—and where that leaves us.
Encouraging Kurdish secession would only spread regional chaos and strife to those few places still free of it.
As a shrewd cultural critic, Alan Wolfe is always worth reading. Recently …
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from The American Conservative