The Rouhani-as-reluctant-hard-liner theory is belied by the man’s long record in the Islamic Republic.

In the second COMMENTARY podcast of the week, the crew (Noah’s still on vacation) makes sense of the continued allegations against Senate candidate Roy Moore,...
tucker carlson

What Blumenthal really wanted to talk about was the real sources of malign foreign influence in Washington: the Jews.

How is any relationship possible if one side won’t even allow the other to be heard?

Kurds

The “laws” it teaches aren’t the actual laws of war, as codified in international treaties, but a made-up version.

Twitter's new, 280-character format hasn't been a boon to presidential dignity. On Saturday, while traveling in Vietnam ahead of a summit of the Association of...

On the first COMMENTARY podcast of the week, the gang (minus Noah Rothman) covers the accusations of sexual misconduct against the Roy Moore, his strange...
euthanasia

Tom Mortier didn’t get a chance to change his mother’s mind or even to say goodbye. On April 19, 2012, his mother, Godelieva De Troyer,...
resistance

On Tuesday, Democrats showed that they could mobilize a coalition of voters and begin to take the country’s elected offices back from the Republicans who...
roy moore

Among the more confusing aspects of the uniquely confusing 2016 election cycle was the unfailing kinship evangelical Republicans displayed toward Donald Trump, a man who...

On the second podcast of the week, the COMMENTARY crew takes up the question of how bad the 2017 election results are for the GOP...
Democratic wave

John Podhoretz already expanded on the implications of last night’s Democratic wave—and it was a wave. Democrats took control of the governor’s mansion in New...