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Child’s Play

The fairy-tale world of Model United Nations

BY JAMES KIRCHICK

August 19, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 46

Erika Harold at the 2004 Republican convention in New York

Miss America vs. Mr. Incumbent

Not your ordinary House primary race

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

August 12, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 45

David Clark

The Oldest War

Remember when the battle of the sexes was a laughing matter?

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

August 12, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 45

Obamacare creates many grossly unfair situations.

The Dishonor System

A user’s guide to committing fraud on the Obama­care exchanges

BY CHRISTOPHER J. CONOVER

August 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44

Soldiers in the suburbs of Cairo, July 8

The Great Collision

Egypt’s descent into chaos

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

August 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44

Brain

Surprise and Creativity

Notes toward a new economics

BY GEORGE GILDER

August 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44

Plastination

Bodies at an Exhibition

New questions about the origins of the plastinated human specimens now touring the world

BY ETHAN GUTMANN

July 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 43

Give us this day our subsidized bread: shoppers in Alexandria

No More Morsi

A coup in ungovernable Egypt

BY LEE SMITH

July 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 42

Gary Locke

The Last Redoubt

Republican attorneys general: the unsung heroes in challenging the Obama agenda

BY FRED BARNES

July 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 42

The siege of Vicksburg, 1863

Grant at Vicksburg

A masterpiece of military art

BY MACKUBIN THOMAS OWENS

July 8 - July 15, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 41

Robert E. Lee, George Meade

A Great Battlefield

Gettysburg: an epic tale of not quite enough and just in time

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

July 8 - July 15, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 41

Oi, Brussels: Sod off.

City Under Siege

The European Union’s coming attack on the Anglo-Saxon financial sector

BY ANDREW STUTTAFORD

July 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 40

Russia Today television interviews Syria’s Bashar al-Assad.

A Bear in the Desert

Why did the Obama administration allow a Russian resurgence in the Middle East?

BY TOD LINDBERG

July 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 40

Obama

The Great Bugout

Obama’s retreat from the Middle East

BY THOMAS DONNELLY

July 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 40

Fracking

Frack to the Future

Can small-town North Dakota survive an oil boom?

BY MICHAEL WARREN

June 24, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 39

Truman with Mossadeq in 1951

The Myth of an American Coup

What really happened in Iran in 1953

BY RAY TAKEYH

June 17, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 38

ELEANOR BENTALL

Rise of a Free School

Toby Young’s astonishing second career as an education reformer

BY SAM SCHULMAN

June 17, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 38

Equal Justice Under Law?

The Case Against Deference

Judges should be unafraid to review government actions

BY DAVID B. RIVKIN JR. and ELIZABETH PRICE FOLEY

June 10, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 37

Gary Locke

Obama’s Asteroid

The decline of NASA and the senseless priorities of our government

BY P.J. O'ROURKE

June 10, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 37

At the National Defense University, defining jihad down

See No Evil

President Obama may think that the threat from al Qaeda is receding. It isn’t.

BY THOMAS JOSCELYN

June 10, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 37

Someday, they’ll all be hanging out in faculty lounges.

Progressives with Bombs

The whitewashing of the Weather Underground

BY PETER COLLIER

June 3, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 36

Thomas Perez

Thomas Perez Makes a Deal

How Obama’s Labor nominee made a Supreme Court case disappear

BY TERRY EASTLAND

May 27, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 35

Thomas Fluharty

Beyond the Pale

At ‘white privilege’ conferences, a lengthening list of victims issue an ever-more-detailed indictment of Western civilization

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

May 27, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 35

Gary Locke/BigStock/Landov/Newscom

Radioactive Regime

Iran and its apologists

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

May 20, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 34

Carter and Reagan

The Talent Contest

What makes a political winner? Ideology and party platforms are overrated.

BY NOEMIE EMERY

May 13, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 33

Afghan Local Policemen receive certificates

Special Operators at Work

Training the Afghan Local Police

BY WILLY STERN

May 13, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 33

David Clark

The Fall of Rome

Bankrupt and bloodied, Italy’s political elite clings to power

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

May 13, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 33

Union soldiers at Chancellorsville awaiting orders

A Masterpiece of War

The battle of Chancellorsville, 150 years on

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

May 6, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 32

Steven Chorney

The Twidiocracy

The decline of Western civilization, 140 characters at a time

BY MATT LABASH

May 6, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 32

Gosnell

Barbarism in Philadelphia

The crimes of Kermit Gosnell

BY JON A. SHIELDS

April 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 31

Anti-fracking protesters in New York, August 2012

The Fractured Left

Good news on natural gas is bad news for a Democratic party full of environmental true-believers

BY ROBERT H. NELSON

April 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 31

Sam Fox in Belgium, 2008

Advise and Dissent

The recess appointment power: a slow-motion train wreck

BY JEFF BERGNER

April 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 30