October 2012


Calling Bibi’s Bluff

Obama’s African Wars

Taki’s Top Shelf

Party Animus


The Other Culture War

Front Lines

What’s So Special About Special Ops?

SEALs and Rangers are no answer to our military woes.

Two Cheers for Heresy on Global Warming

Climate change is a cycle—of faddish opinions

The Art of Trains

Rail offers a poetic way to watch the world

A Man Called Tubesteak

Farewell to the legendary Kahuna who christened Gidget

From Kennan to Trotsky

How the United States became a superpower of the left

Cover Story

Who Closed the American Mind?

Allan Bloom was brilliant, but wrong about Burke and multiculturalism

Modernism & Conservatism

Does the culture of “The Waste Land” lead to freedom—or something more?


Japan’s Bad Trade

Why won’t anyone talk about Tokyo’s auto protectionism?

007’s Masculine Mystique

James Bond is more than a glamorous womanizer.

Not Amish, But Close

A farmer puts Wendell Berry’s agrarian ideal to the test

Congress Cries War

When hawks roost on Capitol Hill, even Canada isn’t safe.

Return of the Kingsley

America gets reintroduced to the original Amis.