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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

sorry no gas

Two Miserable Decades

Don’t worry, it was even worse in the 1970s. Or was it?

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

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

newscom

Washington Builds a Bugaboo

How does Senator Ted Cruz tick off liberals? Let us count the ways.

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

September 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 03

thomas fluharty

The Muddle East

Every idea President Obama had about pacifying the Muslim world turned out to be wrong.

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

September 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 02

Getty Images

The Last 24 Notes

Tom Day and the volunteer buglers who play ‘Taps’ at veterans’ funerals across America

BY MATT LABASH

September 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 02

The Constitutionalist

The Constitutionalist

Utah’s freshman senator makes his mark

BY TERRY EASTLAND

September 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 01

Richard Carlson

Signs of the Zodiac

The streets of San Francisco, 1969

BY RICHARD CARLSON

September 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 01

Tony Abbott campaigning in 2010

Conservatism on Top Down Under

Meet Tony Abbott, the likely next prime minister of Australia

BY FRED BARNES

September 2, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 48

Mandates

Going, Going, Gone

The arguments that justified Obama­care are already being discredited. Here’s how to replace it.

BY YUVAL LEVIN

September 2, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 48

The Gatsby

The Scandal Society

From Nixon and Clinton to Obama

BY NOEMIE EMERY

August 26, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 47