Lee Smith

Senior Editor
Gilbert Chagoury in 2003

Unsavory Bedfellows

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

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02 • By LEE SMITH



A Rod

The Undoing of Alex Rodriguez

1:58 PM, Aug 6, 2013

John Kerry

Requiem for the Peace Process

With the latest round of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, Middle East diplomacy has entered its mannerist phase.

3:10 PM, Jul 31, 2013

Barack Obama delivers inaugural address 1-20-09 090120-A-8725H-285

Damage to America's Prestige

5:45 PM, Jul 19, 2013

The Man Who Toppled Morsi

The Man Who Toppled Morsi

Who is the officer who holds Egypt’s future in his hands?

4:40 PM, Jul 18, 2013

Give us this day our subsidized bread: shoppers in Alexandria

No More Morsi

A coup in ungovernable Egypt

Jul 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 42

Syrian rebels in Aleppo, June 20, 2013

Adrift in Syria

Jul 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 40

tom labaff

Sam and the Sabra Tomcat

Lee Smith, peace (kitten) maker

Jul 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 40

Assad Bashar

Assad Threatens Europe

2:20 PM, Jun 17, 2013

Hassan Rouhani

He’s No ‘Moderate’

Iran picks a new leader to read from the same script.

7:01 AM, Jun 17, 2013

Barack Obama delivers inaugural address 1-20-09 090120-A-8725H-285

Obama's Syria Policy a Mess

8:01 AM, Jun 15, 2013

Erdogan the Problem

Turks in the Streets

This time, it’s personal. They dislike the prime minister.

Jun 24, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 39

‘A Tremendous Machine’

‘A Tremendous Machine’

Remembering Secretariat’s Belmont Stakes 40 years ago.

4:15 PM, Jun 8, 2013


Justice for Hezbollah

Jun 10, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 37

Syrian opposition activists re-imagining Hezbollah's logo after absorbing heavy

Hezbollah's Heavy Losses

After a week's worth of fighting in Syria, the Islamic resistance licks its wounds.

3:16 PM, May 24, 2013

"Smoke rises following an explosion in Syria near the Israeli border on May 7, 2

Two Strikes . . .

The logic of Israel’s Syria policy.

May 20, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 34

Our Strategic Ally's Strategic Clarity

Israel sees Syria as part of its Iran problem—why doesn't Obama?

4:01 PM, May 8, 2013


Rhetoric Over Resolve

First anniversary of Atrocities Prevention Board is a celebration of the administration's feckless Syria policy.

6:02 PM, May 6, 2013


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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