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Norman Podhoretz

Norman Podhoretz

Norman Podhoretz is former editor-in-chief of Commentary.

Since posting my dark suspicions about the NIE the other day, I have come to the conclusion that Gabe Schoenfeld was right to challenge the...

A new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), entitled “Iran: Nuclear Intentions and Capabilities,” has just dealt a serious blow to the argument some of us have...

In my article “The Case for Bombing Iran” (COMMENTARY, June 2007), in my book World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism, and in various...

Norman Mailer died last weekend at the age of 84. In 1999, COMMENTARY’s Editor at Large Norman Podhoretz published Ex-Friends, a memoir of his sundered...

Norman Podhoretz’s World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism is now available at bookstores everywhere. Drawing on Podhoretz’s seminal essays in COMMENTARY, World War IV addresses...

A FOUL-WEATHER FRIEND TO NORMAN MAILER THE HIGHEST COMPLIMENT I WAS EVER PAID BY Norman Mailer was when he called me a "foul-weather friend:’ He grinned as he...

At a ceremony in Jerusalem on May 24, Norman Podhoretz received the Guardian of Zion Award from the Ingeborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies at...

Although many persist in denying it, I continue to believe that what September 11, 2001 did was to plunge us headlong into nothing less than...

In spite of what the polls supposedly tell us, I strongly suspect that the Democrats may already have blown the 2008 election. Unlike the late...

There are three things to say about the work of Arthur Schlesinger, who has just died at the age of eighty-nine: (1) He was an...

In recent months, we have been bombarded with reports of the death of the Bush Doctrine. Of course, there have been many such reports since...

Like, I am sure, many other believers in what this country has been trying to do in the Middle East and particularly in Iraq, I...