Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Meets with AIPAC Leaders on January 14, 2015. Kobi Gideon / GPO

Finding the Foreign Agents

In monitoring the activities of foreign organizations, the DOJ often gives powerful political lobbies a pass.

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The Arab Spring and Madisonian Factions

We need certain mores and values in place to prevent majority rule from becoming majority tyranny.

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Obama’s Foreign Policy Lacks Vision—Thank God

The strategists of the future are veterans, theologians, and entrepreneurs—but if we can’t have them, better mediocrities than Cold War relics.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.

How Obama Can Stop Netanyahu’s Iran War

Bibi has Boehner’s support—but the president has the American people’s, if he speaks out.

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Why Mourn King Abdullah?

Head of a brutal regime complicit in 9/11 and worldwide terror, the late Saudi ruler is unduly honored by craven Western leaders.

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Obama’s Hard Promise to Free Saeed Abedini

The president’s pledge alone may not be enough to rescue an American pastor from his Iranian jail.

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Whistleblower Beats the TSA at the Supreme Court

A landmark decision curbs agencies’ powers to self-classify—and punish those who don’t play along.


Boehner and Bibi Drum for a Persian War

While Sunni terrorists wage terror across the Middle East, Netanyahu and the GOP fear a phantom Shi’ite menace.

Pedophile Rings in Thatcher’s Britain—Myth or Fact?

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.

The Controversial Chris Kyle

“American Sniper” could never have dodged the contentious politics of the war or the troubled hero it portrays.

What is France Fighting For?

The West’s adversaries have a far clearer understanding of the values they defend.

Britain’s Guardians of Afghanistan

The Welsh Guards patrolled the Afghan war’s twilight hours, overstretched, underequipped, and committed to their mission.

The Hawkish Marriage of Ignorance and Excessive Ambition

Republican hawks have little or no understanding of these issues, but that doesn’t stop them from advocating for a far more aggressive, ambitious foreign policy.

Will Congress Give Obama the War He Wants?

Republicans who resist the president’s other policies are apt to give him a blank check against ISIS.

‘False Flags,’ Charlie Hebdo, and Martin Luther King

Knowing who carried out an act of terror doesn’t always tell us who was ultimately behind it.

What Are the Limits to French Expression?

France and Egypt alike are cracking down on offensive speech.

Iraq Is Open for Business

Bulk purchases of U.S. tanks serve in the place of a realistic American strategy.