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Sam Munson

Sam Munson

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

Powerline has just announced that Norman Podhoretz's World War IV is the winner of its first Book of the Year Award. Podhoretz is, of course,...

Apologies for the gap in service! We were experiencing technical difficulties with our server as a result of unprecedented response to John Podhoretz's Why They...

The historiography of the Holocaust has served as a ground for some of the longest and hardest-fought battles in 20th-century intllectual life. Now Eckhard Fuhr,...

John Podhoretz has noted here that Ehud Olmert managed--somehow--to survive the release of the Winograd Report, which details his grievous failures in the Lebanon war....

Peter, I'm no fan of the Oscars myself, and I think your post is spot-on. But I have to disagree with you about Michael Clayton....

Wretchard at the Belmont Club runs a long, insightful piece today on the Robert Gates/NATO fracas. Wretchard's closing paragraphs make an excellent point: Robert Gates' remarks...

says UN envoy to Iraq Staffan de Mistura of Iraq's disparate political, religious, and ethnic factions: "We do not feel a real spirit of reconciliation developing...

The subject of Leonardo da Vinci's portrait, after centuries, been conclusively identified: she is Lisa Gherardini, the wife of Francesco del Giocondo, long considered the...

A Dutch nonprofit, send.a.message, is now offering a service whereby, for the low, low fee of 30 euros, a group of Palestinians will spraypaint whatever...

This latest from the recently-uncovered files of Ron Paul (hat tip: Daniel Koffler at PJM): “The intensity with which Israel lobbies in the U.S. Congress is...

James Kirchick--contentions blogger and assistant editor at The New Republic --has a lengthy exposé of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul up at TNR. It delves into...

No-one would mistake the Flashman books for great literature. They're full of cheaply-imagined sex and more than a bit of jingoism. But it would be...