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Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor of Commentary.

Sidney Blumenthal

There is a wave of deep concern for the Republicans’ political position overtaking the press. As the Benghazi Select Committee’s interview of former Secretary of...
donald trump

The self-fulfilling conceit of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is that he is winning because he is winning. Much of Trump’s extemporaneous stump speeches focus on...
Hillary Clinton

As National Review’s Jonah Goldberg has noted, the regular refrain from Hillary Clinton’s defenders that no smoking gun implicating her in criminal activity has yet...
immigration

The news moved fast on Tuesday night. After meeting with a variety of House Republican factions, Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan took to the lectern to...
September 11th

The dust and debris have long ago been cleared from the site where once stood the Twin Towers. In their place, great gleaming spires now...
hillary clinton

If there is enough frustration with Hillary Clinton among a critical mass of Democratic primary voters to rob her of the party’s presidential nomination, that...
job approval

You could forgive Democrats for grasping at straws; the state of the party is bleak. The party that has maintained control of the White House...
Matt Bevin

Among the myriad tragedies that have befallen the Republican Party as a result of Donald Trump’s candidacy, foremost has to be his unique ability to...
Donald Trump

If history is any guide, the coming week will see some influential conservatives that spent more than a decade defending George W. Bush’s handling of...
hillary clinton

As the noose cinches tighter, Hillary Clinton’s tone has evolved from one of put-upon exasperation to anger and resentment over her plight. She displayed a remarkable...
anti-war left

It is certainly true that some on the anti-war left who make their living criticizing Western defense initiatives are nothing if not consistent. For them,...
Russia

Representatives for the United States and the Russian government held a third round of talks on Wednesday aimed at “de-conflicting” the current crisis in Syria. In...