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Batter's Up

Forget The Three-Run Homer—Just Strike Out Less

October baseball notebook.

12:10 PM, Oct 21, 2014 • By LEE SMITH

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Batter's Up

October Baseball Notebook

The Kansas City Royals are not a team of destiny—they just execute team fundamentals.

4:14 PM, Oct 16, 2014

Hands off our centrifuges.

Appeasing Iran

Oct 13, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 05

Gilbert Chagoury in 2003

Unsavory Bedfellows

It’s not easy protecting the Christians of the Middle East.

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02

Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi

On the Origin of ISIS

Why has a terrorist state blossomed in Syria and Iraq?

Sep 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Newscom

Hamas’s Media Strategy

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

isis

IS Threatens Another U.S. Journalist

Terror group singles out Stephen Sotloff.

7:27 PM, Aug 19, 2014

Pope Francis

One Cheer for Pope Francis

5:33 PM, Aug 19, 2014

Israeli paratroopers enter a tunnel in the Gaza Strip, July 20, 2014.

The Underground War on Israel

The tunnels of Hamas and Hezbollah.

Aug 4, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 44

Rockets

Israel Under Attack

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

Newscom

An Exceptional American

Fouad Ajami, 1945-2014.

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

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BIOGRAPHY

Lee Smith is a senior editor at The Weekly Standard. A senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, Smith is the also author of The Strong Horse: Power, Politics, and the Clash of Arab Civilizations (Doubleday 2010). 

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