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Sunnis displaced from the city of Ramadi by invading Islamic State fighters arri

Are We Better Off Now?

Looking back at the Iraq war

By NOEMIE EMERY

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Jason Seiler

The Hillary Paradox

Pity the woman’s admirers

By ANDREW FERGUSON

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

Last day of school, circa 1955

Dressing Up

The only commencement speech you’ll ever need

By HARVEY MANSFIELD

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

Ken Dun

You Will Be Assimilated

The same-sex marriage bait-and-switch

By JONATHAN V. LAST

June 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39

GARY LOCKE

The Iran Deal, Then and Now

By STEPHEN F. HAYES

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Justice Kennedy

It Could Have Been Worse

By TERRY EASTLAND

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Bigstockphoto

‘Peak Leftism’?

By WILLIAM KRISTOL

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

NEWSCOM

Caving to Iran

By LEE SMITH

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

McConnell and Obama in the Oval Office, August 4, 2010

Republicans to the Rescue

A rare partnership on free trade.

By FRED BARNES

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

The Gwadar deep-sea port in Pakistan, constructed with heavy investment from Chi

China’s Foreign Aid Offensive

What will Beijing gain from its massive assistance program?  

By CHARLES WOLF JR.

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Gary Locke

Running on Empty

So much for ecstatic modes of living.

By JAY COST

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

The cover of Pope Francis’ 

Environmental Religions

The climate change crusade gains a prominent leader.

By IRWIN M. STELZER

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Max Beerbohm by Walter Sickert (1897)

Max Unillustrated

A major minor master in prose.

By DANNY HEITMAN

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Bob Hope, John Wayne, Ronald Reagan, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra (1970)

White House Cool

Celebrity as two-edged sword for presidents

By TEVI TROY

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Witch Trials Memorial, Salem, Massachusetts

Spectral Presence

Echoes of Salem across the centuries.

By DAVID AIKMAN

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Kirsten Powers

Say It Again

A liberal makes the conservative case for free speech.

By CLAUDIA ANDERSON

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Diddy

For Whom the Kettlebell Tolls

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

NEWSCOM

Allen Weinstein, 1937-2015

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Hillary

‘It’s Never Anyone’s Turn to Be President’

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

AP Photo / Martin Swant

Confederacy Dunces

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Dave Clark

Midnight's Child

Joseph Bottum, morning truant

By JOSEPH BOTTUM

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Dave Clegg

Father Knows Best

Jim Swift, subprime borrower

By JIM SWIFT

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

David Gothard

The Divine Miss H, Revisited

Joseph Epstein, cat dancer.

By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

June 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39

Tim Foley

A Room of One’s Own

Erin Mundahl, Apartment Seeker

By ERIN MUNDAHL

June 15, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 38

A Teachable Moment

A Teachable Moment

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

You're Entitled to a Break Today

You're Entitled to a Break Today

June 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39