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July 23, 2007

In the first of a series of monthly video interviews, Terry Teachout talks about "Our Creed and Our Character" (his article in the July/August issue...

Fred Siegel discusses his book Prince of the City, New York after 9/11, campaign politics, the war on terror, and much more. Return to COMMENTARY....

I hesitate to disagree about Afghanistan with Rory Stewart, who has spent a lot more time there than I have. A former British officer and...

Gordon Brown yesterday surprised commentators by refusing to rule out military action against Iran. "I firmly believe that the sanctions policy that we are pursuing...

"If Tony Blair thinks we're going to roll out a red carpet for him, he's in for a surprise." This is what a senior Palestinian...

School textbooks used by Israeli Arabs will henceforth embrace the new historians’ version of history: the 1948 Israeli War of Independence is now officially "al-Naqba"...

Bill Keller, executive editor of the New York Times, calls the Bush presidency the “most secretive of administrations.” Helen Thomas of UPI says “[t]his is the...

Writing in Saturday’s Guardian, Karen Armstrong, a popular historian of comparative religion, describes how she was invited by the Malaysian government last month to give...

On Friday, the Taipei government announced that it had applied for U.N. membership under its commonly used name, Taiwan. Previous attempts to gain admission under...