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Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari is senior writer at Commentary.

Philip Roth

Why won't the child just listen? Why won't she come to reason? Where did I do wrong with her? Parents of difficult children have asked themselves...
European Union

European Union bureaucrats love to speak of "European values," and their media allies on both sides of the Atlantic take it for granted that the...
minimum wage

Chicago, Illinois — Andy has little time to chitchat. There are hundreds of hot towels to sort and fold, and when that’s done, there are yet...
Palestinian

Palestinian Arabs are human beings, which means they are possessed of free will, agency, and the natural capacity to reason like any other people. This...
Iran deal

President Trump announced America’s withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal, triggering a paroxysm of fury among liberals, Never Trumpers, and the keepers of conventional foreign-policy...
Iran

One day in 1891, Nasser Eddin Shah, who ruled Iran for half of the 19th century, woke from a deep slumber in his grand bedchamber...
Ukraine

Donald Trump, the president whom Vladimir Putin supposedly installed in the White House, just dealt a heavy blow to Russia's war effort in Ukraine. The...
Pope Francis

With every minute that passes, the odds of a successful rescue get longer. But there is one long-shot hope left.

Local police have warned social-media users to be careful what they say online about the matter.

A rebuke to the callous judges and experts who would substitute their own judgement for that of parents in matters of life and death. 

Jonathan Greenblatt

When the Anti-Defamation League tapped Jonathan Greenblatt to serve as its CEO in 2015, there were concerns that the Obama White House alumnus would turn...
Rest in Power

As if the peddlers of identity politics hadn’t done enough to poison Western culture in the here and now, they have now set their sights...