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Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari is senior writer at Commentary.

Alireza Avaei

The U.N. Human Rights Council is where some of the world’s most brutal regimes go to praise each other, whitewash their rights records, and take...
Western civilization

Thousands of column inches have been devoted to the closing of the conservative mind lately, and for good reason. A movement that once admired the...
Russia

In some progressive and Never-Trump circles, it is an article of faith that Vladimir Putin helped President Trump get elected in the hope that the...
anti-semitism

Does Europe still want its Jews, and can the Jews still find belonging in Europe? Ask the likes of Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, and European...
Keith Ellison

My former colleagues at The Wall Street Journal recently unearthed what should be a major political scandal. It involves an anti-American government, a prominent member of Congress,...
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson was found dead at his apartment in Berlin over the weekend, and police are still investigating the cause. He was 48. Jóhannsson's...
U.K.

Brexit was supposed to liberate Britons from unaccountable government, PC orthodoxy, and high-handed bureaucracy. But who needs Brussels mandarins when supposed Conservatives in Westminster are...
Poland

The legacy of the Shoah in Poland, John Paul II said, is "a wound that has not healed, one that keeps bleeding." The Polish government's...
sweden

America's immigration debate in recent days has been marked by grandstanding, brinkmanship, and not a little absurdity. Its tone has been degraded, owing mainly to...
Hossein Derakhshan

What is it with the Harvard Kennedy School's penchant for celebrating dishonorable characters? First came a speaking invitation and fellowship for the traitor formerly known...
Venezuela

Vatican diplomacy moves slowly and cautiously. The Pope is the spiritual leader of some 1.2 billion Catholics worldwide, but he commands no armies and his...