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Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor of Commentary.

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In a wild tactical shift, Bashar al-Assad’s air force is reportedly conducting raids in support of ISIS. As the Islamic State’s forces advance on the...
The results of the Chinese cyber-attack?

Amid a favorable review of foreign affairs analyst Ian Bremmer’s new book, Superpower: Three Choices for America's Role in the World, Wall Street Journal columnist...
Rubio

Marco Rubio has thus far failed to satisfactorily neutralize his primary liability ahead of the 2016 general election should he become the Republican Party’s nominee:...
2016 Democratic field

With the West losing a war against an abhorrent foe abroad, one that seeks to convert Americans in order to terrorize the United States from within,...

For a few hopeful days last week, it seemed as though Vladimir Putin had abandoned Russia’s campaign of adventurism in Ukraine. A promising report in...

Barack Obama has largely, although not entirely, given up the bad habit of blaming the suboptimal state of affairs at home and abroad on his...

Superficially, the parallels between the issues that will likely to come to dominate the 2016 presidential election and those of another election year, 1968, are...

Based on the ebullient headline, the results of the latest New York Times/CBS News survey were precisely what the Gray Lady’s editors wanted to see....

In early January, The Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol determined that the Republican Party would be a better party, and the ultimate 2016 presidential nominee a...

President Barack Obama was almost certainly trying to de-escalate the alarmingly high tensions characterizing Sino-American relations on Monday as the crisis in the South China...

According to NBC News, Hillary Clinton has a “Romney problem.” The prohibitive Democratic presidential nominee has apparently exposed herself to justified attacks on her wealth...

Organized labor's ebbing political clout is perhaps best exemplified by AFL-CIO boss Richard Trumka’s plaintive appeal for attention this weekend in the form of an...