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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

The revelations of backchannel Iranian-Obaman efforts to skirt sanctions and worries about what might happen at the summit with North Korea next week begin our...

What on earth does it mean that Donald Trump tweeted he had the absolute right to pardon himself, and what will its political effect be?...

The Roseanne Barr career meltdown says a lot about her and says something about the Twitter culture that allowed her to torpedo her top-rated show...
roseanne

A mere nine hours after Roseanne Barr posted an astonishingly racist tweet about Obama intimate Valerie Jarrett, the American Broadcasting Company did something that has...

The Trump-Kim meeting is off, and the question is this: If the announcement of thawing relations with North Korea helped Trump's approval rating, will this...

On a special edition of the COMMENTARY podcast, we discuss the life and legacy of Philip Roth, whose work we both admire and find wanting....

We try, we really do try, to sort through the increasingly problematic "Russian collusion" narrative and establish a timeline of sorts—and figure out what's real...

The reaction to the violence at the Israel-Gaza border was not a surprise, we say on this week's first podcast, but the perpetual effort to...
Jerusalem embassy

So it has happened. The American embassy in Israel is now in Jerusalem, moving from Tel Aviv 70 years to the day the Jewish state...

So much news we had to our second podcast a day early! There's a little gloating, I admit, but also a lot of analysis about...
Donald Trump

Here are the elements of Trump’s foreign policy that demonstrate continuity with the past consensus.

Will tomorrow's primary elections in the GOP signal another turn in the party toward candidates who mimic Donald Trump's attitudes and affect? That's the question...