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Thomas Fluharty

Slow Release

A few more documents from the bin Laden raid are finally revealed. They do not flatter the judgment of the Obama administration.

BY STEPHEN F. HAYES and THOMAS JOSCELYN

June 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36

Bernie Sanders calling for tuition-free  higher education, May 19, 2015

Not Ready for Hillary

Bernie Sanders is no joke

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

June 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36

A Dad’s Life

A Dad’s Life

On fatherhood, manliness, and failure

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

May 25, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 35

Michael Morell

The Spin Never Stops

Michael Morell’s memoir doesn’t come clean on the Benghazi debacle

BY STEPHEN F. HAYES

May 25, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 35

AP / Barry Thumma

House of the Stacked Deck of Cards

The privilege of being Hillary Clinton

BY NOEMIE EMERY

May 25, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 35

NEWSCOM

The Unassailable Virtue of Victims

On the rise of Hillary Clinton and other underdogs

BY JOSEPH EPSTEIN

May 18, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 34

Repression at work: The CCP assembles, March 8, 2015.

Toward a Free and Democratic China

Overhauling U.S. strategy in Asia

BY DAN BLUMENTHAL and WILLIAM INBODEN

May 18, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 34

Gas!

The Forbidden Weapon

One hundred years of gas warfare

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

May 11, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 33

New York City protester, April 29, 2010

The Late Great Market

Capitalism unmoored from the codes of behavior assumed by Adam Smith cannot survive

BY IRWIN M. STELZER

May 11, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 33

Jason Seiler

The Meaning of Sex

Even on campuses, nature and culture cannot be wished away

BY PETER WOOD

May 4, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 32

MARCO RUBIO

The Rise of Rubio

A first-term Florida senator sets his sights on the White House

BY STEPHEN F. HAYES

April 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31

Appomattox

End at Appomattox

It was a fight to the finish

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

April 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

Congregation Shearith Israel dedicates its synagogue (inset), 1860.

When Lincoln Died on Passover

How Jews loyal to the Union mourned

BY MEIR Y. SOLOVEICHIK

April 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

Jung Yeon-Je / AFP/ Getty

Troublemaker for Tyrants

Thor Halvorssen hammers the Kims

BY MATT LABASH

April 6 - April 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 29

Thomas Fluharty

The Education of Jeb Bush

How did a conservative—and effective—governor arouse the suspicion of the right?

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

March 30, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 28

Ferguson protester, August 20, 2014

Justice Is Blind

The case of dueling DOJ reports on Ferguson, Missouri

BY HEATHER MAC DONALD

March 30, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 28

Pro-Obamacare protesters outside  the Supreme Court, March 4, 2015

Journalists and Justices

Lobbying the High Court to save Obamacare

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

March 30, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 28

Girls’ club: Democratic senators discuss  the farm bill, January 2014.

Woman’s Day

The Democratic matriarchy

BY NOEMIE EMERY

March 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 27

Hook Em

See Scott Run

Does the road to the White House start in Wisconsin?

BY JOHN MCCORMACK

March 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 27

Dylan

AWOL from the Summer of Love

Bob Dylan’s ‘Basement Tapes’

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

March 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 26

Jason Seiler

Hidden in Plain Sight

What the Democrats hope you will keep on ignoring about Obama’s foreign policy

BY DAVID GELERNTER

March 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25

Jason Seiler

Violent Extremist vs. Holy Warrior

The consequences of the president’s linguistic dodge

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

March 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25

The Weekly Standard

The Transgender Triumph

Identity politics über alles

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

March 2, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 24

A 1924 cartoon referring to charges of corruption leveled  by William Borah, a R

Stop the Rot

Reform conservatism needs an anticorruption agenda

BY JAY COST

February 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 23

Another cry for inclusion from the marginalized and oppressed of the U.K., July

Marx and the Koran

The role of beliefs and ideologies in motivating, justifying, and legitimating political violence

BY PAUL HOLLANDER

February 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 23

Hayes

A Herd of Elephants

Handicapping the 2016 GOP field

BY STEPHEN F. HAYES

February 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 23

Fluharty

Paradox at the Pump

The politics of oil

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

February 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 22

Fluharty

How to Keep Our Oil Bonanza

Time to counter the Saudis with a tariff?

BY IRWIN M. STELZER

February 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 22

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

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

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

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