Two new books offer something more on the war that haunts America.
Sarah Palin and the Oxford University Press.
Nat Hentoff gives jazz its due.
India moves to ban Gandhi bio.
The Monroe Doctrine and American superpower.
What might the Mayaguez crisis teach us about American strategy now?
Mental illness before our eyes.
Suggesting the Libyan strongman was once 'legitimate.'
Philip Terzian's Libyan books
The Gipper was a president like any other—an emotionally distant political genius.
The Civil War, unfolded in real time.
Philip Terzian is literary editor of The Weekly Standard. A native of the Washington, DC, area and a journalist for over 40 years, he has been a writer and editor at Reuters, newspapers in Alabama and Kentucky, the New Republic, the Los Angeles Times, and was editorial page editor of the Providence Journal. For 20 years he wrote a political/foreign affairs column syndicated by the Scripps Howard News Service. During 1978-79 he was speechwriter for Secretary of State Cyrus Vance.
Terzian has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in commentary, Pulitzer juror, media fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford, traveling fellow of the American Journalism Foundation, and is a member of the American Council on Germany. He is a contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the New Criterion, the Times Literary Supplement, Sewanee Review, and other publications. In 2010 Encounter Books published his book Architects of Power: Roosevelt, Eisenhower, and the American Century.