The coming war in Iraq is not one of necessity, it is, like our Civil War, a war of choice.
On whether "The Hours" succeeds or fails in its ambition to profundity.
Claudia Winkler, free associator.
A new survey shows that the religion gap is bigger and of more consequence than you think--both for Republicans and Democrats.
In his self-congratulatory Nobel Lecture, the former president proves he's still as naive as ever.
The most troubling aspect of the Osama letter isn't that it's fake. It's that it's the work of a "moderate."
Lost in the sea of glad tidings last week was this good news: Oregon voters roundly rejected Measure 23--a liberal health-care fantasy proposal.
The Institute for American Values engages Saudi Arabia--with a little help from Al Jazeera.
Gary Milhollin and the Wisconsin Project have helped shape the conversation on renewed weapons inspections.
Two noted academics survey September 11 and decide that faith is the great evil.
Chuck Lichenstein, 1926-2002. An honest diplomat heads off into the sunset.
Rediscovering Sarah Orne Jewett.
In Germany, a small American think tank has spurred a serious intellectual debate about the war on terrorism.
The conviction of Egypt's Saad Eddin Ibrahim provides the first real test of President Bush's liberation theology.
Amidst the bad news, there is some reason to hope for a brighter future in the Islamic world.
Hollywood and PBS get religion with two of our greatest heroes: Spidey and George Washington.
Yesterday's arrest of an al Qaeda operative points to what law enforcement can do right.
Memorization doesn't deserve its bad name.
A touching new book shows that New Zealanders stand shoulder-to-shoulder with America in the war on terrorism.
The Ten Commandments are being covered up at a courthouse in Pennsylvania.
Claudia Anderson is managing editor of The Weekly Standard. Before the magazine was launched, she worked in daily journalism for 13 years--as chief editorial writer for Scripps Howard, editorial page editor of the Cincinnati Post, and editorial writer for the Buffalo Courier-Express. From 1975 to 1982 she edited books for the American Enterprise Institute. She has a master’s degree in medieval history from the University of California, Berkeley.