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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

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

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

Gary Locke

Liars’ Remorse

Democrats have second thoughts about Obamacare

BY WILLIAM VOEGELI

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

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

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