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John Bolton

COMMENTARY has played an invaluable role in American political discourse for decades, offering thoughtful analysis on issues rather than sound bites or bumper stickers. Especially when...

Moynihan’s Moment: America’s Fight Against Zionism as RacismBy Gil TroyOxford, 368 pages The United Nations General Assembly’s “Zionism is racism” resolution, adopted on November 10, 1975, was...

Political Woman: The Big Little Life of Jeane Kirkpatrick By Peter Collier Encounter, 368 pages Jeane Kirkpatrick led a harder life, professionally and personally, than her...

Where is Barack Obama’s foreign policy headed? In answering, one must accept a measure of humility. Predicting American policy makes more fools than sages. That...

Even though it shares the same island with some of the most imaginative theatrical talent in the world, the United Nations prefers comforting, dull, tedious...

Barack Obama’s nascent presidency has brought forth the customary flood of policy proposals from the great and good, all hoping to influence his administration. One...

To mark the publication of Norman Podhoretz’s World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism (Doubleday), the editors of COMMENTARY addressed the following questions to...

Norman Podhoretz correctly and concisely names the war we have been in, consciously or not, since well before September 11, 2001. He accurately depicts the...