Article Archive

America: ‘Indispensable Nation’ No More

Rather than seeing ‘far into the future,’ American elites have struggled to discern what might happen next week.

February 22, 2019

The Covington Catholic Kids Take the Gloves Off

Their lawsuit seeks to teach the media a lesson it will never forget.

February 22, 2019

Why Poland is So Eager for a Fort Trump

Acting in America’s national interest is a good thing. But sometimes our allies are in more precarious positions than we appreciate.

February 21, 2019

Trump Treats Iraq Like a Conquered Province

He recognizes the folly of staying in Syria and Afghanistan forever. So why is Baghdad the exception?

February 21, 2019

Sending Our Prisoners to College

Just think of it as an up-front investment, one that will pay dividends down the road.

February 21, 2019

The Sad Decline of the House Freedom Caucus

Once a powerful voice against executive overreach, they’re perfectly fine with big deficits and the ends justifying the means.

February 21, 2019

How NATO Pushed the U.S. Into the Libya Fiasco

Obama officials reveal how relentlessly our ‘allies’ lobbied for this ill-advised regime change war.

February 21, 2019

The Inexpert Experts of Technocratic America

In our everyone-gets-a-trophy society, people are quick to claim authority where they don’t have it.

February 20, 2019

The Republicans’ Millennial Problem

It’s going to take more than policy gimmicks to compete with the growing allure of victimology.

February 20, 2019

When Did Social Media Become a Prison?

With more real-world social rules, we can make Twitter and Facebook work for us if we try.

February 20, 2019

The Man Who Warned of America Against the World

What if the U.S. and UK were opposed by much of Eurasia? Halford MacKinder foresaw it and we may be heading toward it.

February 20, 2019

How the Revolution Could Devour Bernie

The Democratic Party may be marching leftward too quickly even for him.

February 20, 2019

The Double-Edged Sword of Polarized Journalism

As Northam-gate showed, when reporters are driven by Twitter-fueled partisanship, the results can be good and bad.

February 19, 2019

Trump’s Alarming Abuse of Executive Power

The only ‘national emergency’ is a president who violates the Constitution to get his way.

February 19, 2019

Who is Policing the Prosecutors?

What other branch of law enforcement can destroy lives with ‘absolute immunity’?

February 19, 2019

How an Anti-Semitic Attack Marked the End of the Yellow Vests

The Gilets Jaunes emerged as a populist movement from the middle class. Then they were co-opted by the wrong people.

February 19, 2019

We Can’t Afford the Green New Deal

But that doesn’t mean fighting climate change and promoting green energy is impossible.

February 18, 2019

George Washington’s Commitment to Human Dignity

On this President’s Day, a look a how our First President set the path, however winding, to our destiny.

February 18, 2019

How Paul Ryan Turned Trump into Jeb Bush

The president failed on the wall because he did not pursue a populist agenda while Republicans controlled Congress.

February 18, 2019