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Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor of Commentary.

steve bannon

Donald Trump’s most avid supporters are truly concerned. The president and his administration, they frequently contend, are being sabotaged. The saboteurs vary, depending on the issue...
Hillary Clinton

If you can summon the resolve, pity the political media. Their jobs aren’t easy. To do them well means they will satisfy few and enrage the...
Retail

These days, somewhat paradoxically, Forgotten America is on everyone’s mind. Even before Donald Trump won the presidency by appealing to demographics and themes that effete,...

The first round of voting in the French presidential election has concluded, and one thing that we can say for sure about it is that...
Julian Assange

Critics of Donald Trump’s approach to campaigning for the White House have every reason to claim vindication. In the transition from campaigning to governing, this...
bernie sanders

“There are a lot of people who have Democratic values who may not see themselves as a Democrat,” confessed Democratic National Committee Vice Chairman Michael...
kori ali muhammad

Today, three people are dead—killed in an act of discriminate violence. Their memories are done a disservice by the failure on the part of law enforcement to...
jon ossoff

After nearly 100 days in office, Democrats in Congress appear to have come no closer to accepting President Donald Trump’s legitimacy. If you need evidence,...
Turkey

The occasion of an American president congratulating Turkey’s Islamist autocrat on a plebiscite that failed to meet international election standards and that yielded to him near...
donald trump

In the nation’s elite political media, an initially well-meaning effort to understand the voters who handed the president the keys to the White House has morphed...

In the new COMMENTARY podcast, tensions on the rise with North Korea create a dilemma for the United States, which has few options to resolve...
venezuela

The increasingly dystopian, socialist-led nation of Venezuela is again on fire. Rocked by social unrest that is being met with a violent response from police...