May/June 2013


The West Loses Faith

Thatcher Was No Neocon

Drones for “Regime Protection”

The CIA’s insurance plan for Karzai and Maliki—and what it means for Syria

For President Buchanan

The screenwriter of the new Civil War movie “Copperhead” on historical fiction and one of America’s least loved leaders.


Springtime for Keynes

Front Lines

The Left vs. the Liberal Media

Media Lens debunks the BBC’s humanitarian interventionists

Thatcher Goes to China

Why Edward Snowden’s place of refuge recalls the Irony Lady fondly

Rand Paul’s Realignment

The senator points his party toward a stronger defense policy

Cover Story

Reagan, Hawk or Dove?

His foreign policy wasn’t what you think—and may not matter today.


Clive James at Last

A genius sunburned by his faith in humanity

Our American Pravda

The major media overlooked Communist spies and Madoff’s fraud. What are they missing today?

Sex, Spies, and the 1960s

The John Profumo scandal made Britain modern.

Immigration Made Right

The GOP is being stampeded into enacting the wrong reforms.