Author Archives: Scott McConnell

About Scott McConnell

Scott McConnell is a founding editor of TAC

What Gaza Has Revealed

Israel’s latest war brought its increasingly fascist politics before a global audience.

The Pyrrhic Cost of Destroying Hamas

Those to whom evil is done/Do evil in return “States are cruel …

The Dual Crisis

The two crises are distinct, but there is only one American government …

The Right’s Israel Turn

Conservatives didn’t always have a party line on the Jewish State.

Israel Runs Up the Score

Twelve steps from the collapse of Kerry’s peace talks to the carnage in Gaza

A Crucial Question for Reformicons

All things being equal, I should be fan of Yuval Levin. I …

Nixon’s The One

Pat Buchanan documents the ’68 campaign with detail and nuance.

The Presbyterian Victory

Liberal Protestantism still has enough punch to make divestment matter.

“Moral Clarity” on Iraq

A critical moment of the TAC-sponsored New Internationalism conference occurred when Daniel …

Eric Cantor’s Defeat Is Also Netanyahu’s

Of course it isn’t yet clear what Eric Cantor’s stunning and decisive …

Hillary’s Empty Book

I’ve been skimming Hillary Clinton’s State Department memoir Hard Choices, which stands …

For Obama and Kerry, “Daylight” Starts Peeking Out on Israel

It’s conniption time on Capitol Hill, as the Obama administration is demonstrating …

Missing Lunch with Marine Le Pen, as Euroskeptics Triumph

Oddly enough, I have few large professional regrets, things I really wish …

Iran: Six Months Negotiating Time Will Be Up Soon

A self-provoked crisis in Ukraine (if the United States hadn’t sponsored a …

Rule by the Very Few

Pat Buchanan beat me to it writing about the Pfizer story which appeared in …

After Kerry’s Failure

Why the Israeli-Palestinian peace process collapsed—and what comes next

John Kerry Walks Up to the Truth

A Washington gaffe, as Michael Kinsley once observed, occurs when a politician …

Rand Paul Taps a New Constituency

Philip Weiss discusses an interesting Hardball clip here, where bestselling mainstream political author …

Give Kerry a B for Effort

Is John Kerry’s effort to negotiate an Israeli-Palestinian “framework” for peace (i.e. …

Ted Cruz and America’s “Nakba”

Avenging the the Iran hostage crisis is the latest excuse for sabotaging negotiations.

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