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Gabriel Schoenfeld's post on the Libby verdict below makes a good occasion to offer our readers veteran COMMENTARY contributor Paul Johnson's review of Suzanne Garment's...

I met Scooter Libby once or twice in the early 1990’s, when he held a high-ranking post in the Defense Department. On the last occasion,...

Last week at the Cato Institute, I debated Michael Tanner and former Congressman Dick Armey, two stalwart libertarians. The occasion was the release of Tanner’s...

Back in June 2006, the front page of the New York Times carried news of a highly secret CIA-Treasury department intelligence program to track al...

What is the Scooter Libby trial really about? In announcing the indictment of the vice-presidential aide in October 2005, the special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald attempted to...

Yesterday the stock market edged up again, with the Dow Jones Index cruising once more toward record highs. This ought to be good news for...

In 1978, back when I was working for him on Capitol Hill, Senator Pat Moynihan propounded what he called “the Iron Law of Emulation.” The...

Former presidential press secretary Ari Fleischer was on the witness stand in the Scooter Libby trial today and gave testimony that the New York Times...

Despite warnings that it is damaging national security, despite the prospect that it is inviting an unprecedented prosecution under the espionage statutes barring communication of...

Did Scooter Libby write a letter to New York Times reporter Judith Miller in prison containing a coded hint that she should back up his...