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Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor of Commentary.

Campus

Many have observed a trend on campus toward intolerance for expression and debate. This is not a new phenomenon, nor is it limited to the...
Jared Kushner

As President Donald Trump embraces yet another persona in his quest to strike a viable presidential posture, Americans are wrestling with some contradictions. What is...
donald trump

These are confusing times to be a self-described “true believer” in Donald Trump and Trumpism. Trump's most passionate supporters might not have yet lost faith in...

John Podhoretz is out for the Passover holiday, so, in his absence, Noah Rothman and Abe Greenwald try to make sense of the Trump administration’s...
russia

If Donald Trump’s desired rapprochement with Russia was on life support before he ordered cruise missile strikes on Syrian government targets, the administration pulled the...
syria

On Thursday night, the United States took the welcome step of acknowledging its years-long military effort to undermine the Syrian regime by shifting from covert...
Devin nunes

The narrative that has been promoted by President Donald Trump and his allies over the last week has been thus: We are the victims here....
syria

If President Donald Trump wanted to confuse his opponents and dilute any serious criticisms of his approach to the situation in Syria, he could have...
democrats

It is clear now that Democrats learned all the worst lessons from the conduct of their political opponents over the course of the Obama presidency....
unmasking

It should never be said that Donald Trump’s social-media missives do not carry immense weight. The president’s tweet from the morning of March 4 continues...
Assad

In his campaign for the presidency, Donald Trump made a special point of noting the myriad ways in which Barack Obama’s approach to foreign policy...
republican party

Entrusted by voters with total control of the levers of governmental power, the Republican Party is on the precipice of greatness. They’ve decided instead to...