Author Archives: Scott McConnell
About Scott McConnell
Scott McConnell is a founding editor of TAC
Billionaire activists like George Soros and Sheldon Adelson exert political influence beyond the dreams of political scientists past.
French Muslims could have hardly failed to absorb that the storied liberties of France are allocated differently.
Americans want more even-handed policies—but Congress only wants to please Bibi.
Liberals’ emphasis on identity politics at the expense of basic socio-economic fairness has driven away countless average people.
America’s foreign-policy debate will be improved without “even the liberal New Republic” holding Democrats’ feet to the neoconservative fire.
Nothing could please the Likud coalition more than to see the Palestinian cause linked to the Ferguson rioters.
After the failure of Iran negotiations and the rebirth of the Republican hawk, Hagel’s dismissal barely registers.
The father faced down the Israel lobby and paid a price; the son accommodated it. What’s the lesson for Jeb?
A major Clinton donor cavorts with racist warmonger, urges mass bombing. Will she be asked about it?
Peace with Tehran could do for Obama what war with Germany did for FDR.
Israel’s choking of the Palestinian economy is unlike anything else in the world.
The main job of Ebola “tsar” Ron Klain should be to save the White House from its own political tone-deafness.
Neither ISIS nor any of America’s fair-weather allies are worth the price of the U.S.’s deepening regional commitments.
The Washington consensus so prizes the free flow of people that it won’t even stop flights from West Africa.
Netanyahu tries a terrorist bait and switch, like the one that worked against Saddam.
Why Americans are still in the dark over the 9/11 Commission’s view of the Saudis.
Justice for Palestine divides Republicans but unites Pope Francis, Mideast bishops, and mainline Protestants.
The politics of mass immigration sacrifice the security of the working class for the comfort of the elite.
On hawkish autopilot, America’s leaders ignore the obvious off-ramp to the escalating Ukraine crisis.
Confronting the new Islamic State requires reevaluating old alliances and enemies.← Older posts Newer posts →
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