The populist wave is receding, leaving neoliberal elites in charge of both parties and a beleaguered working class out in the cold
Why Donald Trump should defy the elites and get the U.S. forces out of Afghanistan
Is the ‘state of exception’ now the rule?
Debunking the latest claptrap on American policy and Israeli settlements
The historian of American statecraft and spycraft and conservative political philosopher Angelo Codevilla talks about the ruling elite, Jonathan Pollard, and the rise of the techno-surveillance state—and the consequent demise of the American Empire
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
The speech that will be remembered from the ceremony for the late U.S. Senator John McCain will not be Obama’s
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
Successive two-term administrations made a mess of the Middle East. Who will clean up?
Did the U.S. choose to ignore the source of 1999 bombings that propelled the security-agency bureaucrat to the top post he has never relinquished?
The former George W. Bush administration adviser and diplomat talks Iran, North Korea, and other NatSec issues
The Republican looks to Tehran, while the Democrat defends Israel
What happened to the most powerful lobby in recent U.S. foreign-policy history?
A new collection of the late historian’s essays says more about his prejudices than about his achievements
Who is to blame for the spectacle of black-uniformed holy warriors conducting human sacrifices?
The new documentary fails to elicit answers to the most important, and still unresolved, questions about the Iraq War
The point of Sept. 11 wasn’t to terrorize the West. It was to get the U.S. out of the Muslim world—and it worked.
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