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Sam Munson

Sam Munson

Sam Munson is the author of “The November Criminals.”

Seth Halpern on David Hazony: Israel has no government, no clear public consensus on much of anything including even the validity of its founding principles, is...

A little late, today. John Russell on Jennifer Rubin: Last week I paid $3.95 a gallon for gasoline…I had enough of high gas prices, so I...

Gord, on Noah Pollak: I suppose the response of the George Kennan acolytes would be: The Strait will not be closed. We will bring the navy...

From J.E. Dyer, on Daniel Halper: The public narrative on this is probably too well entrenched to ever be dislodged. But, once again, whatever it...

We want to start highlighting the best of the many excellent reader comments we receive here at CONTENTIONS. So, without further ado, the Commentary of...

One of the most titanic figures of modern literature has died. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, the novelist and (more importantly) chronicler of the vast system of Soviet...

Hey, CONTENTIONS readers! COMMENTARY is looking for an in-house IT supervisor. Our requirements? A person who can: – serve as a systems administrator in both Windows...

Hey, CONTENTIONS readers!  COMMENTARY is looking for an in-house IT person who can: -- serve as a systems administrator in both Windows and Unix environments -- work...

The Journey Abandoned: The Unfinished Novel by Lionel Trilling Columbia. 256 pp. $26.95 Although his name no longer commands the recognition it once did, and although...

For those of you curious to see Fitna,  the controversial Dutch politician and filmmaker Geert Wilders's so-called anti-Muslim movie, you can check it out below: ...

As you've probably noticed, THE HORIZON has gone on hiatus. The arts and culture bloggers you enjoy are still writing for us, but now they...

As of this afternoon, we are integrating our arts coverage into CONTENTIONS. Which means, sadly, bidding goodbye to THE HORIZON as a stand-alone blog. All...