Article Archive

The Battle for France

The new intellectualism of cultural anxiety

April 20, 2017

Le Pen Doubles Down at Crunch Time

Her ideal France wants simply to be able to be itself.

April 19, 2017

Emmanuel Macron, Blairite for the Current Season

He is an appealing candidate in many ways and would be more so under different circumstances.

April 18, 2017

Did Le Pen Trip or Boost Herself With Her Holocaust Reference?

Her position was one long maintained by both de Gaulle and Mitterrand.

April 17, 2017

The Muslim ‘Issue’ in the French Campaign

It’s always present but little discussed.

April 14, 2017

France: Veering Left? Right?

Who knows.

April 13, 2017

Bolton Is Trouble; Tillerson Isn’t

The former wants to take America back to the foreign policy of George W. Bush.

December 13, 2016

Trump Campaign: ‘Platform for White Supremacists’?

What an accusation leveled against Kellyanne Conway says about the future of this country.

December 6, 2016

The Trump Era’s Promise

Americans are setting off into uncharted territory. We needed to do that.

November 9, 2016

Rise of the Alt-Right

White nationalism is still marginal—but anti-globalism isn’t.

October 31, 2016

Hillary Covers Her Bases

She tried to steal trade skeptics from Trump, but has little room to move on immigration and crime.

July 29, 2016

Trump Returns to Court Politics

Who will have the king’s ear on foreign policy?

July 21, 2016

An Uneasy Alliance With the GOP

Inside the convention, there is both Trump enthusiasm and mere acceptance. Outside, there is only anger.

July 20, 2016

A Convention Like Every Other?

Despite high security and the threat of disruption, Monday mostly displayed normalcy.

July 19, 2016

Why Trump Wins

He knows border wars have replaced culture wars.

June 27, 2016

Donald Trump, Presumptive Nominee

Voters long frustrated by establishment positions on trade and immigration found their voice.

May 4, 2016

Why Kasich Flopped

He has no one to blame but himself for his failure to snap up foreign-policy moderates.

April 27, 2016

Should Donald Trump Have First Amendment Rights?

The GOP frontrunner has flaws, but his supporters should not be denied the opportunity to hold a peaceful rally.

March 23, 2016

What President Trump’s Foreign-Policy Team Might Look Like

Forget the neocons—make America great again by putting the national interest first.

March 14, 2016

The Trump Realignment

If Rubio’s attacks on the Donald aren’t successful, will neoconservatives leave the GOP for Hillary Clinton?

February 29, 2016