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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

On the second Commentary podcast of the week, we (Abe Greenwald, Noah Rothman, and I) dilate upon Donald Trump's seeming revolution in the U.S. posture...
wild debate

I can't believe I'm writing this after the administration has been in office for 26 days, but here goes. The idea that Donald Trump is...

Michael Flynn's resignation from his post as national security adviser only 23 days into the Trump tenure is the first acknowledgment from deep inside Trumpworld that...

In this week's first podcast, we (Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and I) discuss the attempted defenestration of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn—and whether we should...

On the last podcast of the week, Abe Greenwald and I (Noah Rothman being away) attempt to steady ourselves despite the tsunami of news that...
Elizabeth Warren

So Elizabeth Warren starts quoting from a 30-year-old letter attacking Jeff Sessions on the Senate floor and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell uses a Senate...

On today's podcast, the COMMENTARY team—Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and I—point out that an uncommonly Trumpian audience watching the Super Bowl was subjected to ads...
Donald Trump

What can you say about a week that included Donald Trump naming the brilliant jurist Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court and ended with Donald...
settlements

Two important things happened tonight: Donald Trump reversed Barack Obama's policy toward Israel's settlements, and the New York Times headline on the story about it...

On this podcast, Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald and I discuss the tumultuous three days since (remember this?) Neil Gorsuch was nominated to be an associate justice...
ISIS

From the February 2017 issue: ... In the eight years of the Obama presidency, war broke out twice between the Palestinians and the Israelis and nearly...