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Abe Greenwald

Abe Greenwald

Abe Greenwald is senior editor of Commentary.

Where Ronald Reagan tore down a wall, Barack Obama has hit one – and it’s made of bricks. European support for the American president is...

Have you heard the news? The foreign policy realists are here. No more of that silly worldview stuff for us. On Tuesday, during her Senate...

It’s taken no time for the lunatic media and the ever-beleaguered Obama camp to turn John McCain’s use of the term “that one” into the...

With his first entry in an otherwise blank foreign policy ledger, Barack Obama sabotaged America’s operational relationship with Pakistan. On August 1, 2007, during a...

Making it through the past seven years without a terrorist attack in the Unites States constitutes a miracle even if Democrats pretend it does not....

Big Think The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria Norton. 288 pp. $25.95 Since the end of the cold war, historians, economists, and political scientists have undertaken...

If John McCain is looking to distance himself from President Bush in voters’ minds, there is no better place to do so than on the...

What the phrase Axis of Evil lacked in subtlety it made up for in accuracy. Later allegations notwithstanding, in January 2002 when George W. Bush...

Tensions with Iran have moved into a more palpably dangerous phase than the ill-defined stand-off that’s characterized the past few years. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been...

Samantha Power, former foreign policy advisor to the Barack Obama campaign, has penned a strange defense of Barack Obama’s willingness to negotiate with America’s enemies....

John McCain has won the Iraq argument. The disagreement on Iraq between McCain and Barack Obama, indeed between Democrats and Republicans, was not about the...

The Martin Papers The Second Plane, September 11: Terror and Boredom by Martin Amis Knopf. 224 pp. $24.00   Martin Amis thinks big. This is not only to say that...