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Negotiating with Ourselves

Obama’s diplomatic march to an Iranian bomb

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

February 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 20

Graham, with Sen. Kelly Ayotte, meets reporters after  discussing Benghazi with

The Go-to Senator

Lindsey Graham’s recipe for success

BY MICHAEL WARREN

February 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 20

Ariel Sharon discusses plans for a West Bank wall with locals, 2005.

What Would Arik Do?

Fortune favors the bold

BY ELLIOTT ABRAMS

January 27, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 19

FDR

A Rendezvous with Disaster

Obamacare is a nightmare because today’s progressives have forgotten what FDR learned

BY ARTHUR HERMAN and JOHN YOO

January 27, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 19

Al Qaeda

The Unmaking of the Middle East

Obama’s historic misunderstanding

BY MARY HABECK and THOMAS DONNELLY

January 20, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 18

Newscom

Know Your Enemy

Al Qaeda’s grand strategy

BY THOMAS JOSCELYN

January 20, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 18

Thomas Fluharty

What Catastrophe?

MIT’s Richard Lindzen, the unalarmed climate scientist

BY ETHAN EPSTEIN

January 13, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 17

A man cradles a dead child among the victims of a gas attack in Syria.

Haunted by Syria?

President Obama is unmoved by the atrocities on his watch

BY ELLIOTT ABRAMS

January 13, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 17

Euro

Willkommen, Bienvenue

Latvia joins the eurozone

BY ANDREW STUTTAFORD

December 30 - January 6, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 16

A destroyed Egyptian warplane, June 1967

A Raid on Iran?

Don’t count out the Israeli military. It has a record of pulling off daring, surprise strikes.

BY URI SADOT

December 30 - January 6, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 16

The greatest ever? Texas vs. USC, BCS, January 2006

Bowl Championship Splendor

The golden age of college football

BY JEFFREY H. ANDERSON

December 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 15

Dave Malan

The Silence of the Liberals

Obamacare is inimical to their values, too

BY CHRISTOPHER DEMUTH SR.

December 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 15

Schweitzer

Schweitzer Takes Aim

A progressive populist has Hillary in his sights

BY MICHAEL WARREN

December 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 15

Strain

Back to Work

Long-term unemployment is a serious problem. Liberals don’t have an answer. Conservatives can do better.

BY MICHAEL R. STRAIN

December 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 14

Hal Mayforth

The Battle of 2014

With the midterm elections less than a year away, the terrain looks surprisingly favorable for Republicans

BY JAY COST

December 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 14

Mullah

Faith-Based Negotiations

When liberals meet mullahs

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

December 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 13

Gary Locke

Hard Sell

Going door-to-door for Obamacare

BY MATT LABASH

December 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 13

AP IMAGES

A Rare Specimen

Rob Astorino, successful New York Republican

BY TERRY EASTLAND

December 2, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 12

Thomas fluharty

Silicon Chasm

The class divide on America’s cutting edge

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

December 2, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 12

Politics

The Real Price of Politics

Obamacare is not an aberration

BY JAY COST

December 2, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 12

CORBIS/ AP Wayne Parry / NEWSCOM

The Town FEMA Turned Down

The tide goes out on religious liberty

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

November 25, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 11

Hossein Dehghan in parliament, 2013

The Secret History of Hezbollah

It was always an outpost of the Iranian revolution

BY TONY BADRAN

November 25, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 11

Dallas

New Dawn in Dallas

Fifty years after the Kennedy assassination, Main Street values trump political ideology

BY DAVID DEVOSS

November 25, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 11

Shepard

What Happened in Laramie

Everything you know about Matthew Shepard is wrong

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

November 18, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 10

David Clark

Drivers Get Rolled

Bicyclists are making unreasonable claims to the road—and winning

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

November 18, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 10

Gary Locke

The Media Kowtow

Why is the coverage of China’s government so obsequious?

BY MARK HEMINGWAY

November 11, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 09

Shutterstock

Down and Out in Vermont

Heroin in the hills

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

November 4, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 08

Obamacare

Health Reform Breaks Bad

The deceptions and disasters of Obamacare

BY CHRISTOPHER J. CONOVER

October 21 - October 28, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 07

Shaun Donovan

HUD’s Power Grab

The Obama administration plots a wholesale federal intrusion into local housing policy

BY TERRY EASTLAND

October 14, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 06

‘Keep Cool and Vote for the Chancellor’

Germany Moves Left

Angela Merkel’s Pyrrhic victory

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

October 7, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 05

Weekly standard Photo Illustration / figure, Shutterstock

Womb for Rent

The brave new world of childless couples, enterprising lawyers, and surrogate mothers

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

October 7, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 05

Truman & Obama

Uncommonly Partisan

The consistently divisive rhetoric of President Obama

BY JAY COST

September 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 04