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Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor of Commentary.

Violence

You’ve not heard much from “The Resistance” lately. Though the liberal political activists who made up its backbone are still committed to the cause, the...
Donald Trump

Senior strategist Steve Bannon’s wing of the administration has already done this presidency immeasurable harm on the domestic front. By entering the realm of foreign...
Paris accord

There is one genuinely strong argument for remaining a signatory to the Paris Accord on climate change, but it’s one that the accord’s advocates cannot...
Putin

Vladimir Putin has confessed! At least, that’s what observers are reading in between the lines of what the Russian president told reporters this week. The...

On the last podcast of the week, John Podhoretz, Abe Greenwald, and Noah Rothman do their best to break down what has to be the...
donald trump

Conservatives who have yet to fall obsequiously in line behind Donald Trump are emerging in droves to respond to columnist and radio host Dennis Prager,...
donald trump

What do Democrats want? In the age of Trump, they want nothing so much as to have their assumptions validated. On the left, sermons dedicated...
isis

A familiar introspection set in after the horrific terrorist attack on a concert in Manchester, England. True to form, celebrities and provocateurs flew to their...
blame

Americans are passionate about blame; casting it about, of course, but also desperately avoiding it. This is a relatively recent phenomenon, and it’s poison. Take, for...
barack obama

For political observers, it’s regarded as gauche to re-litigate Barack Obama’s presidency amid the chaos and tumult of the Trump years. Many will scoff at...
White House

To hear Donald Trump’s supporters tell it, the story these days isn’t the story, but how the story is sourced. Dissecting a recent New Yorker report...
trump budget

Five months into the Trump presidency, it does feel as though life has been moving along at a record pace. Following the breakneck speed with...