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Rick Richman

Rick Richman

Rick Richman has written for Commentary since 2008. His articles include “Condi’s Lessons,” a review of Condoleezza Rice’s memoir, and “Anger Management,” a review of John B. Judis’s book on the Arab–Israeli conflict.

donald trump

Yesterday Hugh Hewitt – in his fourth attempt since September – tried once again to get Donald Trump to identify his Secret Foreign Policy Team....
Donald Trump

Last week, Hugh Hewitt continued his quest -- so far unsuccessful -- to discover the names of Donald Trump’s foreign policy advisers. Assuming any exist. Hewitt...
ISIS

On Monday, President Obama will address the United Nations, where he will likely comment, for the fifth year in a row, on the situation in...
iran deal

Last week, in announcing his decision to vote against the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Democratic Representative Ted W. Lieu of California issued a 23-page,...
Iran deal

One might have thought -- for a second -- that President Obama would oppose any filibuster regarding the Iran deal, as a matter of principle....
Iran nuclear deal

In his speech yesterday on the Iran deal, Secretary of State Kerry mentioned “Israel” or “Israeli” 26 times – protesting a bit too much about...
Iran nuclear

In his March 5 Address to Congress, Prime Minister Netanyahu warned that the Iran deal would leave a vast nuclear infrastructure with a break-out time...
Iran nuclear deal

To appreciate the key paragraph in Senator Bob Corker’s Washington Post op-ed opposing the Iran deal, you need to review his extemporaneous remarks at the...
Iran nuclear deal

At the August 5 hearing of the Senate Banking Committee, Senator Robert Menendez had two exchanges with Under Secretary Wendy Sherman regarding the Iran deal....
Iranian regime

The transcript of Senator Marco Rubio’s conversation with Jeffrey Goldberg, published yesterday, contains a concise and incisive analysis of the catastrophic consequences of President Obama’s...
Iran

On Tuesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee heard testimony from Amb. Robert G. Joseph, Ph.D, currently Senior Scholar at the National Institute for Public Policy,...