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Mike Lee and Ted Cruz on their way to the Senate floor for a vote on the governm

The Non-Candidate

Utah’s Mike Lee is the most important Republican not running for president

BY MICHAEL WARREN

February 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 21

Gary Locke

The Flag-Waving Greek Left

A collision between national sovereignty and the European Union in the birthplace of democracy

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

February 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 21

NEWSCOM

Hard Times for Hezbollah

Is Iran’s Lebanese client losing its grip?

BY LEE SMITH

February 2, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 20

Heretiq

Diplomatic Malpractice

Cultural preservation grants to culture-destroying regimes

BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

February 2, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 20

Hate-speech bans—they’re all the rage.

The Great Free Speech Experiment

What good have Holocaust-denial bans done?

BY SAM SCHULMAN

January 26, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 19

The ungainly but effective A-10 Warthog

The Warthog Lives!

Happily, the Air Force has failed again in its crusade to kill off a great plane

BY JONATHAN FOREMAN

January 26, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 19

NEWSCOM

Taking Ben Carson Seriously

The 2016 campaign’s most interesting long shot

BY FRED BARNES

January 26, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 19

Gary Locke

Liars’ Remorse

Democrats have second thoughts about Obamacare

BY WILLIAM VOEGELI

January 19, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 18

Johnny Unitas, about to pass, during the overtime of “the greatest game ever pla

The Rise (and Fall?) of the NFL

There were Giants in the earth in those days .  .  . and Colts

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

January 19, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 18

Free condoms at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Campus Security

Reflections on current outrages

BY PETER AUGUSTINE LAWLER

January 5 - January 12, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17

Lincoln’s Drive Through Richmond  by Dennis Malone Carter (1866)

Democracy and Nobility

Was the Civil War a second American Revolution?

BY ALLEN C. GUELZO

January 5 - January 12, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17

Fluharty

The Next Shale Revolution?

The astonishing promise of enhanced oil recovery

BY SAMUEL THERNSTROM

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

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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

Barack Obama in Berlin, July 2008

Hartache

Democratic hero worship then and now

BY NOEMIE EMERY

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

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

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

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

Weekly standard photo illustration

Failure Upon Failure

The disintegration of the Obama presidency

BY STEPHEN F. HAYES

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

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