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Volunteers outside a British recruiting office, 1914

September 1914

Before the trenches

By GEOFFREY NORMAN

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

NEWSCOM

‘The Fog of Cease-fire’

Who won the Gaza war?

By ELLIOTT ABRAMS

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi

On the Origin of ISIS

Why has a terrorist state blossomed in Syria and Iraq?

By HUSSAIN ABDUL-HUSSAIN and LEE SMITH

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

AP

Scotland the Brave

Scots debate independence

By SARA LODGE

September 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

Obama in a Tan Suit

‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

By WILLIAM KRISTOL

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Hillary

What Would Hillary Do?

By ELLEN BORK

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Perry

A Not So Grand Jury

By TERRY EASTLAND

September 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

hemingway

Bureaucrats Bearing Arms

By MARK HEMINGWAY

September 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

Does someone have the nerve to question my vision?

What If There’s No There There?

Obama’s ‘vision thing.’

By JAY COST

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Gary Locke

Small Ball in Wisconsin

After the high drama of a recall, Scott Walker runs a low-key reelection campaign.

By JOHN MCCORMACK

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Really, Mr. President, I think ‘shameless, reckless, and indefensible’ sums it u

Call It Impeachment-Lite

The case for censuring the president is being bruited about in Washington.

By TERRY EASTLAND

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor

Democrats Take the Low Road

Going all-negative, all the time against Tom Cotton.

By FRED BARNES

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

The downward trajectory of global prestige

Turning Against Israel

The downward trajectory of global prestige

By RONALD RADOSH

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Goodman

Goodbye, Colossus

The last chapter of Philip Roth’s fiction

By DANIEL ROSS GOODMAN

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Harlem pedestrians (1940)

Where Was I?

The loss of distinction in the end of community

By EDWIN M. YODER JR.

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Costanza Bonarelli (ca. 1636)

Florentine Frustration

The loneliness of the long-distance art lover

By JOSHUA GELERNTER

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Late Pizza Hut aficionado Douglas McAuthur McCain

Not So Innocents Abroad

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

gone golfing

Gone Golfing

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Kennedy

Kennedy Update

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Newscom

New Orleans on the Potomac

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Dave clark

Fighting Irish

David Skinner, aging jock.

By DAVID SKINNER

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

A New York barbershop, 1946

Barbering Back Then

Irwin M. Stelzer books the barber

By IRWIN M. STELZER

September 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

David Clark

Guided Torture

Philip Terzian takes a (mandatory) tour

By PHILIP TERZIAN

August 18 - August 25, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 46

Jori Bolton

Game of Yawns

Jonathan V. Last abdicates the Throne

By JONATHAN V. LAST

August 11, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 45

A Whoppter Fit for the Queen

A Whoppter Fit for the Queen

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Comrade, Where's My iPhone?

Comrade, Where's My iPhone?

September 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

Some of My Best Friends Should Be Exterminated

Some of My Best Friends Should Be Exterminated

August 18 - August 25, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 46

Signifying Nothing

Signifying Nothing

August 11, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 45