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Fluharty

The Next Shale Revolution?

The astonishing promise of enhanced oil recovery

BY SAMUEL THERNSTROM

December 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16

david polumbo

Iran’s Supreme Censor

The evolution of Ali Khamenei from sensitive lover of Western literature to enforcer of Islamic revolutionary orthodoxy

BY ALI ALFONEH and REUEL MARC GERECHT

December 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15

NEWSCOM

What Do Illegal Immigrants Want?

Time to bring the immigration debate out of ‘the shadows’

BY PETER SKERRY

December 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 14

A fighter gestures outside the burning U.S. mission in Benghazi, September 11, 2

The Benghazi Report

An ongoing intelligence failure

BY STEPHEN F. HAYES and THOMAS JOSCELYN

December 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 14

Eric Zemmour

French Curtains

Eric Zemmour’s raw attack on France’s elites is the talk of Paris

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

December 8, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 13

Dave Clegg

The Spiritual Shape of Political Ideas

How it is that we once again find ourselves rooting out sin, shunning heretics, and heralding the end times

BY JOSEPH BOTTUM

December 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Back in the driver’s seat: Roberts

Obamacare’s State of Crisis

Halbig, but King bigger

BY ADAM J. WHITE

November 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11

The body of Peter Fechter is carried away by East German guards, August 1962.

Berlin, 25 Years Later

As Germans celebrate reunification, they are reluctant to confront a Russia that is once again seeking to divide the continent

BY JAMES KIRCHICK

November 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11

Barack Obama in Berlin, July 2008

Hartache

Democratic hero worship then and now

BY NOEMIE EMERY

November 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11

U.S. Army Black Hawk at Kabul airport

The Afghan Handover

It’s not too late for the president to rethink his arbitrary end date

BY JONATHAN FOREMAN

November 17, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 10

Gen. Sherman—standing behind cannon with arm resting  on its barrel—and his staf

The End Game

Sherman breaks the deadlock

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

November 10, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 09

Gary Locke

Virtues, Past & Present

The old ones are still the best ones

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

November 10, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 09

Whiteness

Among the Palefaces

Yet another effort to start a conversation about race in America

BY MATT LABASH

November 3, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 08

Gary Locke

A Constitutional Congress?

How the legislative branch can resume its rightful role

BY CHRISTOPHER DEMUTH SR.

October 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07

Weekly standard photo illustration

Failure Upon Failure

The disintegration of the Obama presidency

BY STEPHEN F. HAYES

October 20, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 06

Thomas Fluharty

Neo-Victorianism on Campus

Is this the end of the collegiate bacchanal?

BY HEATHER MAC DONALD

October 20, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 06

David Palumbo

Sandstorm

The Middle East in chaos

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

October 13, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 05

Deval Patrick

House of Cards

Will Massachusetts voters rescue their state from Deval Patrick’s gambling law?

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

October 6, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 04

Dave Clegg

Millennial Mongers

The crackpot social science of generational analysis

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

September 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03

An anti-Obamacare protest in front of the Supreme Court, 2012

Getting There

How to transition from Obamacare to real health care reform

BY JAMES C. CAPRETTA and YUVAL LEVIN

September 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02

Thomas Fluharty

The Party of Reason?

It’s not the Democrats, despite their self-flattering claims

BY JEFF BERGNER

September 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02

Situation Room

Al Qaeda Wasn’t ‘on the Run’

Why haven’t we seen the documents retrieved in the bin Laden raid?

BY STEPHEN F. HAYES

September 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01

Rotherham men convicted in 2010 of child sex offenses: Mohsin Khan, Adil Hussain

A Muslim Identity Crisis

Rotherham and the failure of multiculturalism

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

September 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01

Murderous Terrorists

They Have a Strategy

The jihadists’ insurgencies may look like ‘ local power struggles,’ but their ambitions are far grander

BY THOMAS JOSCELYN

September 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01

One of the 1,400+ Rotherham sex abuse victims

Rotherham’s Collaborators

The helping professionals didn’t help; the caring professionals didn’t care

BY SAM SCHULMAN

September 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01

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

Dang. Those Republicans made me muff it again.

Nobody’s Fault

Liberals make excuses for Obama

BY NOEMIE EMERY

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

AP Jeff Roberson

No Law, No Order

Making a federal case out of Ferguson

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

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

Generals

Summer of Stalemate

The fight for Georgia

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

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

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