Fouad Ajami, 1945-2014.
Is there anything Gen. Qassem Suleimani can’t do?
Former big-league pitcher Dirk Hayhurst tears apart baseball’s unwritten rules.
George Clooney and his future in-laws.
Gabriel García Márquez’s ignoble decision to embrace Fidel Castro
Should Nats’ manager Matt Williams have benched Bryce Harper?
And the White House campaigns for Assad.
The authentic Heidegger.
Why Putin has stymied Obama.
The Iran-Israel struggle heats up.
And three years of foreign policy missteps.
But blocked an Iranian information campaign.
It would send a message to Russia.
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).