Author Archives: Robert W. Merry
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.
What civilization has ever sought to repudiate its own culture and traditions as we do today?
No one wins in the downhill race that started with the Clintons, and will end in the cultural gutter.
One writer for the neoconservative magazine says globalism’s losers are outnumbered, and now it’s time to “overwhelm” them.
The British are coming—with a fresh take on American politics and policy.
From McKinley to Reagan, Donald Trump has plenty of precedent if he’s looking for it.
Savage thinks he’s been vindicated by the Democratic rebuttal to the Nunes memo. He hasn’t.← Older posts
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