Lee Smith

Senior Editor

'We Will Continue Living From One Round of Shooting to the Next'

3:05 PM, Jul 11, 2014 • By LEE SMITH



Israel Under Attack

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


An Exceptional American

Fouad Ajami, 1945-2014.

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

Farewell to Fouad Ajami

1:05 PM, Jun 25, 2014


The Iranian Regime’s Mr. Fix It

Is there anything Gen. Qassem Suleimani can’t do?

Jun 30, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 40

Batter's Up

Relishing the Hot Dog

Former big-league pitcher Dirk Hayhurst tears apart baseball’s unwritten rules.

12:05 PM, Jun 6, 2014


Failures Galore

Jun 2, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 36

Gary Locke

But Is It Good for the Druze?

George Clooney and his future in-laws.

May 19, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 34

Fidel Castro with García Márquez, 2000

He Chose Wrong

Gabriel García Márquez’s ignoble decision to embrace Fidel Castro

May 12, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 33


Hustle Is Overrated

Should Nats’ manager Matt Williams have benched Bryce Harper?

3:40 PM, Apr 23, 2014

Syria Announces Presidential Elections for June

Syria Announces Presidential Elections for June

And the White House campaigns for Assad.

1:25 PM, Apr 23, 2014

Walter Benjamin in Jerusalem

10:12 AM, Apr 4, 2014

Martin Hei­deg­ger

Being and Naziness

The authentic Heidegger.

Apr 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 29

Obama Putin

The Judo Player and the Hall Monitor

Why Putin has stymied Obama.

5:29 PM, Mar 26, 2014


Border Skirmishes

The Iran-Israel struggle heats up.

Mar 31, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 28


Three Years of War in Syria

And three years of foreign policy missteps.

8:35 AM, Mar 15, 2014


How Israel Lost a Media War

But blocked an Iranian information campaign.

2:10 PM, Mar 11, 2014

Obama, Putin in Ireland

Strike Syria

It would send a message to Russia.

4:15 PM, Mar 10, 2014

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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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