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Abe Greenwald

Abe Greenwald

Abe Greenwald is senior editor of Commentary.

In late 2010, several organizations with mysterious names made impressive claims on the world’s attention. During a two-day period in the first week of November,...

In May, Barack Obama delivered the commencement address to West Point’s 2010 graduating class and offered high praise for the accomplishments of the American military—including...

“Where is the outrage? Where are the millions marching in the streets, where is the round-the-clock roadblock coverage tracking every moment of the crisis?” Such...

When a revolutionary cause hits the pop charts, it’s a fair indication that the cause is sunk. Pop stars don’t get behind campaigns requiring action,...

Erbil, Iraq. In the lobby of a certain hotel in the Kurdish city of Erbil, you find the familiar row of wall clocks indicating current...

Point Omega By Don DeLillo Scribner, 117 pages Slim,” “slender,” “slight.” These are the adjectives critics have used to describe the latest works by the American novelist...

Barack Obama has figured out what went wrong with Homeland Security this past Christmas: George W. Bush: "It’s becoming clear that the system that has...

In September with the war in Afghanistan soon to enter its ninth year, and U.S. commanders broadcasting a need for vital resources to reverse a...

Seven years ago, Reuel Marc Gerecht looked into the best crystal ball in all global strategy and wrote down what he saw in the pages...

Let’s face it, this is shaping up as George W. Bush’s best month in years. The last time the 43rd president enjoyed this kind of...

The inauguration of a new president in January 2009 seemed to mark the close of an era for American foreign and security policy. Among the...

Unlike candidate Barack Obama, President Barack Obama has been unable to use mob anger to his advantage. The White House position on a comprehensive release...