Author Archives: Robert W. Merry
It’s splitting us down partisan lines and poisoning our social science.
Status quo supporters like the New York Times poke fun at Trump for even questioning the alliance. But who’s the fool?
The president has made fundamental errors that may sink his presidency. It didn’t have to be that way.
It’s from a time when women held real power and morality still governed sex.
His incompetence and incoherence guarantees that he’ll be a one-term president.
The country’s earliest ruling class embodied America, unlike today’s meritocracy, which despises it.
The president may relish his new circumstances but both he and the Democrats must face their own political weaknesses.
It’s not just a practical problem, but an existential one. Are we ready for it?
The president’s equivocating remarks over the defense secretary show that Bolton and Pompeo are indeed winning.
Shelby Steele says the Left’s hate can be seen as a death rattle, but how bloody will it get in the meantime?
John Mearsheimer’s latest book explores how progressivism gave us today’s foreign policy mess.
It used to be that when a nominee was accused of something, the cooler heads took charge. No longer.
Despite a horrible week he’s still polling relatively high. That’s because this fight is bigger than just him.
There is no hope of victory in the war against the Taliban today.
We’re getting a sense how this coalition came to be—but will it survive tomorrow?
The country is heading for a constitutional crisis, and only clarity can resolve the two competing Russia narratives tearing us apart.
The elites’ days are numbered, as the immigration crisis sweeps two anti-establishment parties to power.
Can a devastating conflict be avoided? The best hope may lie with—of all people—Vladimir Putin.
It needs to refurbish itself for a new era. But how to go about doing that?
What’s the West good for? Try artistic expression, scientific inquiry, exploration, and civic development.← Older posts
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