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Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor of Commentary.

Is Robert Mueller’s special counsel probe of the Trump campaign going to end without a satisfying conclusion to those hoping it will prove “collusion” and...
Syria

If you’re confused about what America’s military mission in Syria is, or whether the United States intends to see its ill-defined objectives achieved, don’t feel...
Amazon

You have to feel bad for conservatives and Republicans who have been dragged into a debate over whether Amazon is a valuable company. To engage...
Sinclair Broadcast Group

You can blame Sinclair Broadcast Group for the latest bout of Democratic cultural and political anxiety. Center-left observers are confronting what is for them a...
black lives matter

The revival of Roseanne Barr's early 1990s sitcom has been hailed as a cultural phenomenon, and not just because it generated big ratings for network...
Shulkin

Outgoing Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin wants you to know that it wasn’t his fault. It seems he will not go quietly, though he...

John Podhoretz is out today. In his absence, Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and Sohrab Ahmari discuss the White House’s ongoing personnel churn with the ouster...
Gaslighting

Did you hear? They’re talking about repealing the Second Amendment. It started with former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and George Washington University Law...
gun control

When gun-control activists say that we are in the midst of a sea change, they’re not wrong. Hundreds of thousands of concerned citizens have taken...
gun control

In April of 1999, when two Colorado teenagers tried to kill as many of their classmates as they could, I was a junior in high...
steve bannon

Steve Bannon is a man in a hurry. After all, when you’re dedicated to engineering a revolution in human consciousness, patience is a luxury. Transformational...
wall

President Donald Trump loves to talk about "the Wall" that he claims will be built on the U.S-Mexico border. On the campaign trail, Trump wasn’t...