Article Archive

The Military Industrial Complex’s Assault on Liberty

Determined to achieve geopolitical predictability, they’ve destroyed something far more precious.

June 22, 2018

America’s Gulf Ally: A Hub for Terrorist Money Laundering

We claim to be fighting terrorism. So why don’t we get tougher on the United Arab Emirates?

June 22, 2018

Donald Trump Shifts the West’s Focus to Protectionism

Last week’s G7 summit was eclipsed by the president—and that isn’t necessarily a good thing.

June 22, 2018

America Forfeits Its Influence at the U.N.

Nikki Haley’s withdrawal from the Human Rights Council might feel good, but it leaves America weaker and worse off.

June 21, 2018

Ann Coulter’s Embarrassing Rewrite of Civil Rights History

She says anti-discrimination legislation was a Republican solution to a Democratic problem. Here’s what she gets wrong.

June 21, 2018

Angela Merkel, Teflon No Longer

Europe’s populist wave is still building—and it could claim the German chancellor next.

June 21, 2018

Mexico Readies for Revolt Against Neoliberalism

Their likely next president has been compared to Hugo Chavez but he actually has much in common with Donald Trump.

June 21, 2018

The Diplomacy 101 Lessons That Washington Forgot

Negotiating is tough, it takes a long time, and sometimes you bow to unsavory people.

June 21, 2018

How to Resolve the Conservative Split Over Immigration

We must cool the inflammatory rhetoric and begin the process of fixing what’s broken.

June 20, 2018

On Climate and China, Liberals Blinded by Anti-Trump Smog

Many think Beijing will pick up where the president left off on green energy. Not so much.

June 20, 2018

A Little Formaldehyde With Your Milk?

Before you grab the ‘raw,’ some thoughts on how food was before safety and labeling regs were passed.

June 20, 2018

Beltway Bandits, Cronyism and the DoD’s Exclusive Contracts

Amazon’s bid for $10 billion cloud computing deal has competitors crying foul.

June 20, 2018

Don’t Write Off the Libertarian Republicans

Last week was tough for them electorally. But those losses were more complex than just Trump versus the Tea Party.

June 19, 2018

How the Left Fell in Love With Localism

The Trump presidency and the voids left by the right have many liberals reconsidering the small and the particular.

June 19, 2018

Common Core Is a Menace to Pluralism and Democracy

But can locally empowered communities really fix our schools’ problems?

June 19, 2018

Did Trump Really Hand Asia to China During the Kim Summit?

Beijing policymakers may not be as happy as the headline writers think.

June 19, 2018

TAC Bookshelf for the Week of June 18

From agrarian wisdom of Wendell Berry to the gumshoe grist of Raymond Chandler, our editors and writers share what they are reading.

June 18, 2018

How D.C. Lobbyists Got China’s ZTE Off the Hook

No surprise that a foreign influence operation is lurking behind Trump’s abrupt policy shift.

June 18, 2018

What is Democracy Anyway?

Despite what his critics say, Viktor Orbán has far more of a democratic mandate than they do.

June 18, 2018