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January 26, 2007

Welcome to Weekend Reading, a new feature at contentions: thought-provoking selections from the COMMENTARY archive to help tide you over until Monday. One of the...

New York’s World Trade Center memorial is again the subject of controversy. Two years ago I criticized the design in the New Criterion for its...

Despite warnings that it is damaging national security, despite the prospect that it is inviting an unprecedented prosecution under the espionage statutes barring communication of...

"This is the first time I’ve ever been called a liar," said former President Jimmy Carter during his much-ballyhooed foray into the lion’s den of...

In a recent column, satirist Andy Borowitz suggests that in 2008, there will be more presidential candidates than there are voters: With politicians throwing their hats...