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Joshua Muravchik

Joshua Muravchik

Joshua Muravchik, a longtime contributor to COMMENTARY, is a distinguished fellow at the World Affairs Institute. His most recent book is Making David into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel.

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Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell is not the first ranking official from the intelligence world to publish an account of his experiences. Still, the...

January’s murderous attacks in Paris on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and the kosher supermarket Hyper Cacher evoked not only fear, indignation, and defiance from...

On August 28, 1963, a quarter million Americans staged the most important demonstration in our nation’s history. They marched from the Washington Monument to the...

This article is a special preview of the September issue of COMMENTARY. You can subscribe here. On August 28, 1963, a quarter million Americans staged the most...

“Are there any anti-Communists in Washington?” I asked as I prepared to move from New York to the capital. In 1974, the question was less...

On April 2, an Israeli court convicted a member of the Palestinian security forces of the murder of 25-year-old Asher Palmer and his one-year-old son,...

This year marks the centennial of the birth of Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson, one of the towering figures of American politics in the latter half...

In 1988, Salman Rushdie wrote The Satanic Verses, a novel that depicted several iconic figures of Islam in ways taken to be sacrilegious. Muslims who...