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Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari is senior writer at Commentary.

rex tillerson

The New York Times on Thursday reported that the Trump administration is preparing to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in the coming weeks. The White House...
Washington metro

In May 2015, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) imposed a temporary ban on all "issues-oriented" political and religious advertising on its vehicles and inside...
pope francis

Pope Francis on Monday began the most fraught apostolic visit of his pontificate thus far, to Burma, where a Buddhist majority is waging a pogrom...

The Rouhani-as-reluctant-hard-liner theory is belied by the man’s long record in the Islamic Republic.

tucker carlson

What Blumenthal really wanted to talk about was the real sources of malign foreign influence in Washington: the Jews.

Twitter's new, 280-character format hasn't been a boon to presidential dignity. On Saturday, while traveling in Vietnam ahead of a summit of the Association of...
euthanasia

Tom Mortier didn’t get a chance to change his mother’s mind or even to say goodbye. On April 19, 2012, his mother, Godelieva De Troyer,...
Saudi Arabia

Around this time of the year in 2010, a Tunisian fruit vendor's self-immolation triggered a tsunami of uprisings that soon engulfed much of the Middle...
donald trump

“Call them as we see them.” For months now this hokey expression has served as both mantra and alibi for center-right intellectuals aboard the Trump...
democrats

Can the Democrats ease up on cultural progressivism if it means making inroads in red states? That is the most important question raised by Robert Draper’s...
communism

In an April 1976 essay in COMMENTARY titled "Making the World Safe for Communism," Norman Podhoretz observed that “the Soviet Union has fewer apologists in the...