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August 15, 2013

Earlier this week, Jonathan Tobin thoughtfully weighed in on Michel Gurfinkiel’s brilliant article at Mosaic Magazine on the paradox of Jewish life in Europe. Having...

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made headlines by using his trip to the Middle East to bolster peace talks by doing what everyone does when they...

As readers of this site know, I’m more than willing to criticize President Obama when I think that facts warrant it. And for the record,...

This article is a special preview of the September issue of COMMENTARY. You can subscribe here. In 2007, early in the improbable presidential candidacy of Barack Obama,...

I was no fan of Hosni Mubarak’s dictatorship. Realist castigation of the White House for abandoning Mubarak is a bit dishonest: Pinning American national security...

When Islamist radicals in Pakistan’s tribal territories shot 14-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousefzai, the world condemned the senseless act of terrorism. The Pakistani Taliban had, like...

Julia Shaw at Public Discourse has an interesting review of Mary Eberstadt’s new book, How the West Really Lost God. The practice of analyzing (and...

With more than 500 people dead as a result of the Egyptian army's brutal assault on Muslim Brotherhood sit-ins in Cairo, it is a little...

To the many reasons why the current Israeli-Palestinian “peace talks” are a nonstarter, we can now add another: the situation in Egypt. The problem isn’t...