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Sunnis displaced from the city of Ramadi by invading Islamic State fighters arri

Are We Better Off Now?

Looking back at the Iraq war

BY NOEMIE EMERY

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Jason Seiler

The Hillary Paradox

Pity the woman’s admirers

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

Last day of school, circa 1955

Dressing Up

The only commencement speech you’ll ever need

BY HARVEY MANSFIELD

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

Ken Dun

You Will Be Assimilated

The same-sex marriage bait-and-switch

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

June 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39

Don Guardian, spreading his gospel of renewal

Saving Atlantic City

A mayor who thinks small may be the answer

BY ELI LEHRER

June 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39

A picket line at California State University, East Bay,  in Hayward, California,

The Fall of Big State U

Is big government killing our public universities?

BY JAMES PIERESON

June 15, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 38

Weapons training in a residential neighborhood in Gaza

Attorneys at War

Inside an elite Israeli military law unit

BY WILLY STERN

June 15, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 38

A pro-Hobby Lobby rally in Chicago, June 30, 2014

Obama’s Reformation

He urged—and then forced—a conversation about religion and democracy

BY ADAM J. WHITE

June 8, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 37

Dissident Akbar Ganji in Tehran, May 30, 2005

Transformational Diplomacy

Can a nuclear deal change Iran?

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

June 8, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 37

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

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

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

A Dad’s Life

A Dad’s Life

On fatherhood, manliness, and failure

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

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

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

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

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

Gas!

The Forbidden Weapon

One hundred years of gas warfare

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

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

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

Appomattox

End at Appomattox

It was a fight to the finish

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

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

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

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

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

Violent Extremist vs. Holy Warrior

The consequences of the president’s linguistic dodge

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

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

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

The Weekly Standard

The Transgender Triumph

Identity politics über alles

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

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

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