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Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor of Commentary.

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...

Foresight is a utopian goal. Even the brightest and most well-versed in their fields often fail to accurately predict the future. “Of course they do,”...

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul earned quite a bit of well-deserved grief when he bizarrely and baselessly accused his fellow Republicans of giving life to the...

The ISIS proto-state knows how to fight a war. Following the group’s successful simultaneous assaults on Ramadi in Iraq and Palmyra in Syria, ISIS is pressing...

If Vox.com were granted the divine power to craft their perfect politician from scratch, the famously self-assured liberal website could still not have conceived of...

If and when journalists get the chance to sit down across from Hillary Clinton, they will have a bear of a time picking and choosing...

There is perhaps no more prolific liberal conceit than the notion that their concerns are shared by the masses they purport to represent. Take your...

Nearly one year after the ISIS hordes charged screaming over the Syrian border and sacked Mosul, they’ve repeated the feat in Ramadi – the capital...

After reflecting on Sen. Rand Paul’s reprise of his marathon 2013 Senate speech in opposition to the National Security Agency’s information collection and retention programs...