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Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor of Commentary.

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On Wednesday, London was attacked. Just before 3 p.m. in the British capital, a terrorist drove a vehicle at high speed down the Westminster Bridge toward Parliament, running...

John Podhoretz rejoins the COMMENTARY Podcast after a brief absence, albeit from on location in California. Please excuse the audio disruptions resulting from everyone recording...
Ryancare

If you thought that winning both chambers of Congress, the White House, and the most state-level offices in almost 100 years had put the Republican civil...
comey

There may be no one with whom partisans on both sides of the political divide have a more conflicted relationship with than FBI Director James...

The matter of the Donald Trump campaign’s alleged ties to Russia have dogged this administration since its very first days. For the first time in...
Term limits

For a document that amounts to little more than a positioning statement, President Donald Trump’s proposed budget has inspired an inordinate amount of passion. The...
the resistance

America dodged a bullet when Mike Flynn was compelled to resign as National Security Advisor. The logic for Flynn’s forced resignation, according to the White...
Nikki Haley

By standing aside at the end of its term and allowing the United Nations to indulge its obsessive anti-Israel compulsion unobstructed, the Obama administration hoped it...

The last of the week’s COMMENTARY podcasts tackles the logic and philosophy in Donald Trump’s proposed budget; what it cuts and where it spends. What...
russia

Democrats who like to complain that the Republican Party in Congress serves only as President Donald Trump’s praetorian guardsmen will soon have to contend with...
fearless girl

Last week, an idol was erected in the streets of Manhattan: a bronze statue of a defiant young girl standing rigid and resolute in the face...
donald trump

The Trump administration is endlessly contradictory. The president's instincts are to indulge corporate cronyism and to lean on the public sector to remedy society’s ills. These...