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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

On this podcast, we explain why, for the state of Israel, these are the very best of times, even though American Jews and those who...

On our latest COMMENTARY podcast we wonder at the fact that Democrats are going to vote en masse against Mike Pompeo as secretary of state...

Israel is the 26th-richest country on Earth, according to the World Bank. Now, Israelis will tell you, not without reason, that the wealth numbers provide...

James Comey is going to sell 2 million books or something, but it's far from clear his inadvertently revealing interview with George Stephanopoulos did him...

Our podcast takes up the Paul Ryan retirement and what it means for the GOP (not good). Then we discuss Syria (not good) and the...
Paul Ryan

It would be difficult to overestimate the meaning of Paul Ryan's decision to retire from Congress even as he occupies the office of Speaker of...

Has Syria's monstrous chemical attack on its own citizens changed the trajectory of the Trump foreign policy—and was it occasioned by Trump's announcement of an...
Robert Mueller

The Washington Post reports tonight: "Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III informed President Trump’s attorneys last month that he is continuing to investigate the president...

On this podcast, the COMMENTARY crew takes on Israel-Gaza border clashes and the effort to create a new border clash on the U.S.-Mexico border. And...

Liberals are freaking out over John Bolton, who represents a conventional body of opinion in American foreign policy dating back more than half a century....

So what's in the big spending bill? On today's podcast, we break it down from defense to opioids to Palestinian support for murderers and the...

There appear to have been good reasons to fire FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, and good reasons for both Republicans and Democrats to believe he...