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Edwin Edwards with wife Trina and Baby Eli

Conviction Politician

Out of prison, with a new wife and infant son, Edwin Edwards, 86, hits the campaign trail again

BY MATT LABASH

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Gary Locke

Rick Perry, Version 2.0

After a disastrous 2012, he’s alive and kicking. But will voters give him a second chance?

BY FRED BARNES

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Demet Muftuoglu-Eseli

Cool Istanbul

Bright young things of the Bosphorus

BY KATE HAVARD

July 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

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The Common Core Commotion

Haven’t we seen this movie before?

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

July 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

saddam

The Truth About Iraq

And why it matters

BY DICK CHENEY and LIZ CHENEY

July 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

...where plaintiffs prosper

Trolling for Dollars

At times, our intellectual property laws produce results that are patently absurd

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

July 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 41

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The Man and the Myth

The many faces of Hassan Rouhani

BY ALI ALFONEH and REUEL MARC GERECHT

July 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 41

Jason Seiler

The Professor’s Tale

What is it like to be a man in philosophy?

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

June 30, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 40

Jason Seiler

Feminism and Its Discontents

‘Rape culture’ at Harvard

BY HARVEY MANSFIELD

June 30, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 40

A survivor of the bombing at All Saints Church in Peshawar, which killed 80.

The War on Christians

From Africa, to Asia, to the Middle East, they’re the world’s most persecuted religious group

BY PAUL MARSHALL

June 23, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 39

ISIS fighters pose with the trademark Islamist flag  after seizing an Iraqi Army

Obama’s Iraq

Mosul has fallen, and al Qaeda is on the march towards Baghdad

BY MAX BOOT

June 23, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 39

Near Pravy Sektor headquarters, the Maidan

Maidan Voyage

Uprisings in the East, corruption in the West— Ukraine emerges from elections divided and weakened

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

June 23, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 39

Newscom

Dangerous Unity

The perils of the Palestinian Authority’s new Fatah-Hamas government

BY ELLIOTT ABRAMS

June 16, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 38

Newscom

The Unraveling

How the Obama administration’s story on Bowe Bergdahl and the Taliban fell apart

BY STEPHEN F. HAYES

June 16, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 38

Dave Malan

Climate Cultists

Has the desperate global warming crusade reached its Waterloo?

BY STEVEN F. HAYWARD

June 16, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 38

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Jillary’s Wars

Identity politics devours its children

BY NOEMIE EMERY

June 9, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 37

Detail from a rendering of Union troops under fire during the battle

Slaughter at Cold Harbor

The fight that Grant regretted

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

June 9, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 37

The high-water mark: Obamacare becomes law .  .  .

They Had a Dream

Rule by experts comes a cropper

BY NOEMIE EMERY

June 2, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 36

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Life After Wartime

Combating the veteran-as-victim narrative

BY MACKUBIN THOMAS OWENS

June 2, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 36

Narendra Modi

India à la Modi

Hope and change on the subcontinent

BY JONATHAN FOREMAN

June 2, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 36

Elevators

Top Dogs

Rock-star economist Thomas Piketty— tough on inequality, soft on elitism

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

May 26, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 35

A YPG fighter fires during an ISIS attack  on the village of Haj Ismail in weste

Wars Within Wars

In northern Syria, the Kurds try to carve out a territory and fend off the jihadists

BY JONATHAN SPYER

May 26, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 35

A windy day in Scotland

Let’s Tax Carbon

It’s the worst form of energy policy, except for all those others that have been tried

BY IRWIN STELZER

May 26, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 35

UKIP leader Nigel Farage

Growing Pains

Britain’s UKIP raises the question: Can an anti-political party ever be a political success?

BY TED R. BROMUND

May 26, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 35

LBJ

The Great Society at Fifty

What LBJ wrought

BY NICHOLAS EBERSTADT

May 19, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 34

Fidel Castro with García Márquez, 2000

He Chose Wrong

Gabriel García Márquez’s ignoble decision to embrace Fidel Castro

BY LEE SMITH

May 12, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 33

Dave Malan

So You Want to Live Forever

Immortality through advanced technology and primitive diet

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

May 12, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 33

Karen L. King 2012

The Wife of Jesus Tale

An investigation into the origins of a scrap of papyrus raises more questions than it resolves

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

May 5, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 32

He

A Different Kind of Gas Shortage

The politics of helium

BY KELLY JANE TORRANCE

May 5, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 32

Thomas Fluharty

Through a Google Glass, Darkly

Surveillance of, by, and for the people

BY MATT LABASH

April 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 31

Kennedy

Kennedy’s Question

How will the Court decide Hobby Lobby?

BY ADAM J. WHITE

April 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 31

Geert Wilders by Jason Seiler

More or Less?

Geert Wilders and the future of European populism

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

April 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 30