Today on theamericanconservative.com, Bruce Bartlett reflected on his life on the right, James P. Pinkerton vindicated Israel’s “Iron Dome”, and Samuel Goldman meditated on the usefulness of the liberal arts.

Rod Dreher contemplated Holocaust denial of the Soviet variety, fretted about the state of Christianity in the West, and reflected on the relationship between conservatism and African-Americans.

Daniel Larison critiqued Condoleezza Rice’s interventionism and contemplated the redrawing of borders in the Near East. Alan Jacobs considered the greatest writers of the 20th Century.