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September/October 2017

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He Was a Lifelong Buddy, Bill Kauffman

Greece: Beautiful but Broken, Taki


Venezuela? Really?

Front Lines

The New Republic‘s New Tilt, Telly Davidson

David Stockman’s Latest Target, Robert W. Merry

Should McMaster Get the Boot?, William S. Lind

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Evergreen State Blues, Gregg Herrington


Buffalo’s Rise and Fall, Bill Kauffman

Big-Bank Hegemony, Christopher Whalen

Geopolitical Shell Game, Ted Galen Carpenter

The Soldier and the State, Michael C. Desch

Pitirim Sorokin Revisited, Gilbert T. Sewall

Arts and Letters

The Witty, Wistful Films of Whit Stillman, Anthony Paletta

The Self-Indulgence of Today’s New Elite, Benjamin Schwarz
The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class, Elizabeth Currid-Halkett, Princeton University Press, 272 pgs.

Stalin, 1929-1941: Brutal and Brilliant
Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, volume II, 1929-1941, Stephen Kotkin, Penguin Press, 1119 pgs.

Tracing the WSJ‘s Editorial Page Journey, Seth Lipsky
Free People, Fee Markets: How the Wall Street Journal Opinion Pages Shaped America, George Melloan, Encounter, 368 pgs.

Was Ronald Reagan an FDR Republican?, Michael Barone
The Working-Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism, Henry Olsen, Broadside Books, 368 pgs.

The Enduring Lessons of Disraeli’s Sybil, Paul Gottfried


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