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James Kirchick

James Kirchick

James Kirchick, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, is the author of The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age (Yale University Press).

The case of Andrew Meyer, the University of Florida student tasered by campus police while resisting arrest for disrupting a speaking engagement by Senator John...

When I postulated in a short post last week that comedienne Kathy Griffin would have faced a more dire fate than being hectored by the...

On Sunday, O.J. Simpson was charged with six felonies: two counts each of robbery with a deadly weapon and assault with a deadly weapon, as...

Democrat Jim Moran of Northern Virginia is one of the denser members of Congress, which is saying a lot (a short course on his wit...

An important event, which passed with hardly any media attention, transpired last week. A federal judge ordered that Iran pay $2.6 billion to the family...

Last month, Israel's ambassador to Ireland, Zion Evrony, had an instructive piece in the International Herald Tribune. In it, he makes an argument that Israeli...

Below, Max Boot writes of the liberal pressure group MoveOn.org's slanderous attack on General David Petraeus in yesterday's New York Times, essentially accusing him of...

Osama bin Laden's latest videotaped message, his first in three years, contains several pearls of wisdom. But the following is most apt: This war was entirely...

James Abourezk is a co-founder of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and a former United States Senator: he represented South Dakota for one term, from 1973...

When the African National Congress came to power in South Africa in 1994, it was right to see itself not just as a new political...

Last Friday, I had a short essay at The New Republic Online discussing the legacy of Bayard Rustin, the 20th anniversary of whose death was...

Last week, the New York Times ran a piece gathering the reactions to Vanity Fair's exposé of Arthur Miller's non-relationship with his Down's syndrome-afflicted...