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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

In the stunning speech he delivered today, which I wrote about just below, Sen. Joseph Lieberman sheds some horrifying light on one of the issues that...

A lengthy excerpt of a fiery and unprecedented speech delivered today by Sen. Joseph Lieberman in Washington:  Since retaking Congress in November 2006, the top foreign policy...

Jonathan Gurwitz, a newspaper columnist in San Antonio heretofore unknown to me, has written a splendid and focused piece that begins: "You know the situation...

An extraordinary admission from Palestinians living in East Jerusalem in advance of the Annapolis summit, as recounted by Ilene R. Prusher in the Christian Science Monitor: Those feeling...

Another election day has come and gone, and we've seen another, admittedly surprising, failure for those who believe anti-immigration fervor is the new driving force...

Pat Robertson endorsed Rudy Giuliani for president today. This is a coup, but not for any substantive reason. Taken strictly as an electoral matter, the...

One-time Clinton speechwriter Heather Hurlburt is in some physical discomfort, but, in a blog posting entitled "It Hurts Just as Much," she suggests she is...

My friend David Brooks attended the University of Chicago with me, so it is meet and proper that he offers today a deeply Straussian interpretation...

Rep. Ron Paul, the maverick Texas Republican who is running as an anti-war libertarian in the Republican primary, has come charging out of nowhere to...

Andrew Sullivan accuses me of "astonishing ignorance" because in an earlier post on waterboarding I said that "as universally understood, torture is the infliction of...

It is widely assumed, on both Left and Right, that Hillary Clinton and her campaign made a grave error by responding to the criticism of...