Author Archive

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

taxes

The news this morning that the unemployment has fallen below 4 percent for the first time since the year 2000—which was itself the first time...

What was Rudy Giuliani doing, going on TV and saying Michael Cohen paid off a porn star at Donald Trump's direction and that Trump fired...

So is that all she wrote for the Iran deal? That's what we ask on the first of this week's podcasts. Benjamin Netanyahu's surprise speech...

Will Donald Trump pull us out of the Iran deal two days before a big celebration of the Israel embassy move to Jerusalem—and at a...

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...