Post Archive

April 24, 2013

This is a big week for the Bush family as the opening of George W. Bush’s presidential library and museum on the campus of Southern...

One of the often-quoted pieces of advice about modern politics is: first you win the argument, then you win the vote. On gun control, President...

Law enforcement officials are touting news that the Boston Marathon bombers acted alone. The source for their conclusion? Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has averred from his...

Even in an administration as skilled in manipulating the media as that of Barack Obama, there are still some things that are more greatly valued...

One of the Hugo Chavez-era ministers retained in the new cabinet of Nicolas Maduro is Iris Varela, who holds the portfolio for Venezuela's rotting prison...

When the news broke last week that Israel had prevented Gazan runners from participating in the West Bank’s first marathon, my initial reaction was to...

Last month Rand Paul energized conservatives with a filibuster on the Senate floor that allowed a broad national audience to see him as a principled...

After 9/11, there was an explicit question at the heart of much of the security apparatus put into place at the federal level, as well...

The political demise of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad continues to drive much of the discussion about the dead-in-the-water Middle East peace process in...

There is one more lesson to draw from Israeli revelations about Syria’s alleged use of sarin gas against insurgents, which Max Boot commented on yesterday....

In a National Affairs essay, my Ethics and Public Policy Center colleague George Weigel writes about the importance of metaphysics to our political and social...

Donald Douglas at the American Power blog highlights a story in the New York Times about Denmark’s welfare-state “rethink.” The Danish government is trying to...