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William Kristol

William Kristol

Many of the quarrels that dominate American politics today turn on the status of 9/11. Is it to be understood primarily as a tragedy, or...

To commemorate Commentary’s sixtieth anniversary, and in an effort to advance discussion of the present American position in the world, the editors addressed the following...

The Permanent Questions Love and Friendship. by Allan Bloom. Simon & Schuster. 590 pp. $25.00. In an age of declaimers and debunkers, pontificators and pundits, the late Allan Bloom...

In Bill Clinton’s America, liberalism is everywhere dominant and altogether bankrupt. By “liberalism” I mean post-1960’s liberalism: a movement committed in politics to further expansion of...

Beyond Individualism? Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life. by Robert N. Bellah, Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler, and Steven M. Tipton. University...