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travel ban

President Trump got a much-needed win today when the Supreme Court allowed part of his executive order on immigration to take effect, vacating stays issued...
Donald Trump

Conservative opinion-makers are struggling to strike the right tone in the effort to defend the specifics in the latest iteration of ObamaCare’s replacement bill. Those on...
immigration

Imposing reporting requirements on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) is like jailing activists. Criticizing journalists is like physical violence against them. Repatriating citizens of a wealthy, stable...
donald trump

On Thursday, the president released a statement—where else?—on Twitter. “With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I have...
democrats

For months, Democrats have resisted the notion that they were the problem.  Despite a series of historic losses resulting in the party’s worst position in...

The following is an excerpt from COMMENTARY's symposium on the threat to free speech: The real question isn’t whether free speech is under threat in the...
jon ossoff

The Democratic Party is in the midst of some soul searching after an overhyped Democratic candidate failed to flip a Republican district. For many, that...
gop

Travel among earnest liberals and anti-Trump conservatives in self-imposed exile, and you’re likely to be asked one urgent question: When will the GOP have had...

The following is an excerpt from COMMENTARY's symposium on the threat to free speech: In February, I spoke at California State University in Los Angeles. Before...
otto warmbier

Otto Warmbier passed away on Monday. He was 22. The University of Virginia student’s last days were anything but peaceful. He was released just last week...
peace

I rarely waste time trying to debunk conspiracy theories, but this particular one has become so popular among certain pro-Israel conservatives, and is so damaging...

Whither populism? On that question rests the future of the West. If populism becomes ascendant on both sides of the Atlantic, it will kill the...