Five years after the Islamic State’s massacre of Yazidis in Sinjar, Iraq, it seems harder than ever to get Western leaders to live up to protecting minority ethnic or religious groups from extinction in the Middle East
American foreign policy is unmoored from American reality
The late senator embodied the classical republican virtue of aristocracy, yet he was not above the barbarous opportunism that brought us Sarah Palin, and her political heirs
Who will rebuild the destroyed Iraqi city? Who will shepherd the refugees to safety? Who will reward the Kurds with the regionally stabilizing state they deserve?
The American Jewish response to Sept. 11 interprets—but doesn’t explain—the anti-Semitism, trauma, and mourning that still linger after the attacks