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Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor of Commentary.

gun control

You’ve got to hand it to Democrats. They rarely miss an opportunity to inflate their sense of moral superiority, particularly when that opportunity also provides...
ISIS

President Barack Obama is in a bind entirely of his own making. From the very minute that Paris was mercilessly attacked and at least 130 people...
donald trump

Marco Rubio missed an opportunity last night to do something that might have been politically stupid but nevertheless righteous. There is a malignancy eating away...
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is ready to go to war… against language. In a highly anticipated speech on national security on Thursday, the prohibitive candidate for the...
ISIS

It’s getting hard out there for a dove. Those on the left grasping at tenuous logical straws to avert an escalation in the war on...
Refugee crisis

To listen to the debate in the United States following the massacre of civilians in Paris in a coordinated, multi-pronged terrorist assault is to be...
Paris attacks

The State Department has long been a haven for those who are apt to view the diplomatic process as its own end. This point of...
Putin

The lasting impact of the bloody attacks in Paris has yet to be fully understood. In the West, the immediate effects of these terrorist attacks...
Paris Attacks

It is thankfully rare that Americans are forcibly awakened from their determined introspection. Such moments can be valuable for they impose on us sobriety and...
Paris

The American-led experiment meant to determine whether the Western world could live with the existence of the virulent Islamic State ended in failure last night....
Hillary Clinton

For those of you who missed her terribly, the infamous Sister Souljah is back. You don’t have to have first-hand memories of the 1992 presidential campaign...
2020

A titanic clash is upon us. At least, that’s what we’re told. An increasingly popular theory maintains that the Republican nominating contest will eventually weed out...