Post Archive

August 2007

In our second interview with him, Terry Teachout talks about "Selling Classical Music" (his article in the September issue of COMMENTARY), the status of "middlebrow"...

There is a long roll call of artists with ethics that range from the questionable to the monstrous. In Janet Malcolm’s fascinating new study of...

A new press release from Multi-National Corps-Iraq—the operational command with direct responsibility for U.S. forces in Iraq—reports some pretty impressive news that hasn’t received any...

Not long before September 11, 2001, someone placed large bets on Wall Street—buying “put” contracts—on the possibility that the shares of airline stocks would decline....

At a campaign event in Los Angeles last week, Rudy Giuliani restated some principles regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that he originally articulated in...

Dana Thomas, author of Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster, notes today, in a New York Times op-ed piece, that terrorists and other bad actors...

According to a report in today's New York Times, “a website that sells materials stating that individuals can legally stop paying taxes has been shut...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is capable of great feats of productivity when it wishes to draw a crowd to an international crisis. Especially, it goes...

At the blog of the Small Wars Journal, Dave Kilcullen offers some fascinating perspective on the significance of the tribal revolt that began in Iraq’s...

In the midst of the ongoing controversy over what role Iran plays in Iraq, military historian Kim Kagan, founder of the Institute for the Study...

Fidel Castro, who has long been too ill to appear in public, apparently is healthy enough to share his thoughts with us. His most...

Reports are circulating this morning that Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte has taken the unusual step of publicly warning Taipei not to hold a...