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John Zich

Can This Boy’s Life Be Saved?

The answer may depend on President Obama.

BY MICHAEL ASTRUE

March 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 27

China!

Not a Model

Obama’s inexplicable admiration for China’s infrastructure policy.

BY YING MA

March 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 27

David Clark

Wrong Again

The economists’ confession.

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

March 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 27

‘Mean, small-minded, and vengeful’

Dismembering Ukraine

The Putin invasion.

BY REUBEN F. JOHNSON

March 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 27

Barnes

The Luck of the Republicans

They owe it all to Obama.

BY FRED BARNES

March 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 27

Comcast’s Brian Roberts

King Cable

The Comcast-Time Warner combination deserves close scrutiny.

BY IRWIN M. STELZER

March 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 26

Non-soft diplomacy: Russian special forces in Crimea

Confronting Putin’s Invasion

It can—and must—be done.

BY ERIC EDELMAN

March 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 26

Dave Camp

Don’t Guarini Me, Bro!

Why do lobbyists work so hard to counter a tax bill that has no chance of passing?

BY IKE BRANNON

March 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 26

Moscow riot police detain punk rocker Nadezhda Tolokonnikova  at a rally in supp

The Other Russian Crackdown

Unrest in Ukraine means more repression in Moscow.

BY CATHY YOUNG

March 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 26

Obama

Delay, Delay, Delay

The lawless tweaking of Obamacare’s provisions continues.

BY JAY COST

March 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 26

Dingell with his wife and would-be successor, Debbie

Dynasty on the Hill

Two generations of Dingells is more than enough.

BY MICHAEL WARREN

March 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 25

Hey, Hollywood—where’s the love?

A Documentary in Name Only

Blackfish vs. SeaWorld.

BY MARK HEMINGWAY

March 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 25

Rep. Kerry Bentivolio with a pair of reindeer from his herd

An Ordinary Guy

But not an ordinary congressman.

BY MARIA SANTOS

March 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 25

A post-victory rally outside parliament in Kiev

Ukraine: the Day After

How the United States can help.

BY JEFFREY GEDMIN

March 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 25

Part of the unglamourous $19 billion

The Limits of Consumer Choice

Some things aren’t worth shopping for.

BY ELI LEHRER

March 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 25

Who, me? Target Estonia?

Russia’s Long Shadow

The view from Estonia.

BY JEFFREY GEDMIN

March 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 24

Gary Locke

The Other Kentucky Derby

Will Mitch McConnell prevail on a muddy track?

BY JOHN MCCORMACK

March 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 24

the weekly standard

Japan’s ‘Irish Question’

Is South Korea slipping away?

BY DENNIS P. HALPIN

March 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 24

Could she be on to something?

Back to Work

Conservatives and the unemployed.

BY IRWIN M. STELZER

March 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 24

Hassan Rouhani

The Collapse of Sanctions on Iran

The White House gets what it wants.

BY LEE SMITH

March 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 24

Newscom

Of Mullahs and Lawyers

Iranian success in European courtrooms.

BY ANDREW SOUTHAM and TED R. BROMUND

February 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 23

Hey, more time to spend with the kids!

Dependence Day

The corrupting effects of Obamacare.

BY JAY COST

February 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 23

Hoping to avoid the fate of his predecessors

Paranoia in Kabul

Hamid Karzai and his enemies.

BY DAVID DEVOSS

February 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 23

Auto show, 1968: so wrong on so many levels

Detroit, Mon Amour

Remember the liberal war on the automobile?

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

February 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 23

Farm

Meet the New Farm Bill

Same as the old farm bill.

BY DAVE JUDAY

February 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 23

Thomas Fluharty

No Shoving

It’s not a nudge when it comes from Washington.

BY ABBY W. SCHACHTER

February 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22

Gary Locke

A Misleading Cold War Analogy

Don’t count on containing Iran.

BY ELLIOTT ABRAMS

February 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22

Elephants and Donkeys

The Right Ideas . . .

For fighting poverty.

BY TAMAR JACOBY

February 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22

Falling Down on the Job

Falling Down on the Job

State AGs shirk their duty to defend state laws.

BY EDWARD WHELAN

February 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22

Side Effects

The Fed and Inequality

Zero interest rates have side effects.

BY CHARLES WOLF

February 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22

Georgia

The More, Not the Merrier

Five Republicans vie for the open Senate seat in Georgia.

BY MICHAEL WARREN

February 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22

wagons

Let’s Move

A better approach to poverty.

BY ELI LEHRER and LORI SANDERS

February 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 21