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We have heard all this before, many times. Unfortunately, it does not become more convincing with the retelling. In “The Chinese Sickness” [July-August], Arthur Waldron...

Dan-E. Nilsson: I appreciate the opportunity to respond to David Berlinski’s essay on the 1994 paper I authored with Susanne Pelger called “A Pessimistic Estimate of...

Paul R. Gross: Congratulations are in order. In his latest COMMENTARY essay on “Darwinism”—as it is often called by those who do not know much evolutionary...

Martin Kramer: What happens when a really big reality (like 9/11) collides head-on with a really big idea (like Francis Fukuyama’s “end of history”)? Inevitably, the...

While pleased with Jon D. Levenson’s designation of us as “four highly-regarded professors of Jewish studies” [“How Not to Conduct Jewish-Christian Dialogue,” December 2001], we...

Peter Berkowitz: Gary Rosen is right to take issue with those conservatives who reject the legal reasoning underlying the Supreme Court’s per-curiam decision in Bush v....

Daniel Patrick Moynihan: During the Reagan administration I was awarded the Seal Medallion of the Central Intelligence Agency. This is among its highest honors and was...

Michael Novak: Kevin Madigan does not make a persuasive case that Pope Pius XII failed either the Jews of Europe or his own high office [“What...

James Clay Moltz: Frank J. Gaffney, Jr. would be well advised to listen to some sensible old Republicans regarding missile defense [“Bush, Missile Defense, and the...

(Ret.) Lieutenant General William E. Odom: In “The Struggle for Mastery in Asia” [November 2000], Aaron L. Friedberg offers a very textured and thoughtful analysis of...

Stuart Eizenstat: In “Holocaust Reparations—A Growing Scandal” [September], Gabriel Schoenfeld asks the Jewish community to reconsider the usefulness and propriety of the efforts that have been...

Michael Beard: In “Yes and No to Gun Control” [September], Gary Rosen cites a study purporting to show that Americans use guns in self-defense as many...