• Biographies have an irritating way of getting written in pairs. In 2001, Steven Bach published Dazzler, the first biography of Moss Hart, who co-wrote...

Move over, Borat. The hottest new voice in comedy is Vladimir Putin, otherwise known as the man who saved Russia from freedom and democracy. Putin...

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I haven’t formed much of an opinion, one way or the other, of our new Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates. But I came away favorably...

So much controversy now surrounds the interpretation of the Qur'an that it is perhaps worth recalling the man who gave us the first reliable translation...

First, a confession: I really like Barack Obama. I like his look, his poise, his ready intelligence. His voice is a marvelous instrument, and he...

Is it fair for the West to demand that the Palestinian government recognize Israel's right to exist? In an op-ed in the Christian Science Monitor...

Of course Barack Obama wants a voluntary limit on presidential campaign spending! He's already famous and the author of two books. In his filing to the...

The New York Times ran a front-page story Thursday on how Mitt Romney's being a Mormon may damage his chances as he seeks the GOP...

One of COMMENTARY's signature forms is the written symposium: a convocation of intellectuals drawn from all realms of human knowledge—critics, scholars, artists, philosophers, political scientists—and...

On February 6th, Human Rights Watch announced the winners of this year’s Hellman-Hammett grants, awarded to “writers all around the world who have been victims...

Max Boot's insistence that only climatologists should be allowed to comment on global warming is bizarre, and actually anti-scientific, if you think about it. As...