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August 28, 2013

Israelis were lining up for gas masks and dusting out their air raid shelters today as the prospect of U.S. attacks on Syrian targets this...

This morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe program, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly denounced as fiction allegations in an Associated Press article published today...

One argument I’ve been making about the prospective class of 2016 GOP presidential candidates is that the divide between the governors and the senators redounds...

Today’s anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s immortal “I Have a Dream” speech will feature an address by President...

There may be some Americans who still cling to the image of Barack Obama as a magical figure with the power to transform his country’s...

Politico’s Glenn Thrush caused a minor stir this morning when he tweeted, regarding Syria: “Is POTUS going to address the nation directly before embarking on...

Yesterday I wrote about President Obama's three options on Syria--light bombing designed to "send a message," medium bombing combined with Special Operations raids to eliminate...

After years of inaction on atrocities in Syria, President Obama is finally prepared to act. The reason for this decision is clear: having said that...

This article is a special preview of the September issue of COMMENTARY. You can subscribe here. On August 28, 1963, a quarter million Americans staged the most...