Lee Smith

Senior Editor
Russian Sukhoi fighter in Latakia, Syria

Reading Obama’s Mind

Oct 19, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 06 • By LEE SMITH



The New Republic

Don't Cry (Too Much) for The New Republic

A magazine of ideas without ideas.

5:20 PM, Dec 10, 2014

Mark Strand

Mark Strand, 1934-2014

8:01 PM, Nov 29, 2014


A Bad Deal Gets Worse

Dec 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

How long till Iran’s missiles deliver nukes?

Caving to Iran

Nov 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11

iran, nuclear

Understanding the P5+1 Nuclear Negotiations With Iran

The Verification Regime

9:28 AM, Nov 13, 2014

Our new partners?

Ditching Israel, Embracing Iran

Nov 10, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 09

Gus, center, with his four sons (Harold at right)

Another Country

Lee Smith unfolds family history.

Nov 10, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 09


How the Royals Built a Winner in Kansas City This Year—With Speed

October baseball notebook.

5:34 PM, Oct 29, 2014

Batter's Up

Don’t Look at the Ball—If You Really Want to Understand Baseball

October baseball notebook.

7:23 PM, Oct 28, 2014


This World Series Is Pre-Steroid Baseball

October baseball notebook.

4:15 PM, Oct 24, 2014

Is Turkey an Ally?

3:35 PM, Oct 22, 2014

Batter's Up

Forget The Three-Run Homer—Just Strike Out Less

October baseball notebook.

12:10 PM, Oct 21, 2014

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


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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