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Donald Trump

The Trump presidency is redefining “conflict of interest.” The kind of ethical concerns that would have been major news in a previous administration receive barely...
transgender

Widespread interest in microaggressions--mostly subtle, mostly inadvertent slights directed at racial minorities and other “marginalized” groups--is relatively new. According to Scott Lilienfeld, a professor of...
bahrain

The Islamic Republic of Iran has gotten away with murder. Or, more accurately when Iran’s proxy wars in Syria and Yemen are considered, hundreds of...
Milo Yiannopoulos

Milo Yiannopoulos fancies himself a provocateur. His track record of behaving in ways designed to shock and provoke and the name recognition his antics have...
michael novak

On Friday, the scholar and author Michael Novak passed away at the age of 83. COMMENTARY had the privilege of publishing his work on a number...
media

By all accounts, America’s elite business and political leaders now live in abject terror of a singular phenomenon; a capricious beast that strikes without warning: Donald...
GOP

So far, 2017 is what 2009 looked like on Earth 2. Republicans are beset by angry constituents at town halls. The GOP is the object of...
democrats

Peter Beinart is part of a cast of liberals lamenting the fact that conservatives who were skeptical of Donald Trump during the campaign have inexplicably declined...
wild debate

I can't believe I'm writing this after the administration has been in office for 26 days, but here goes. The idea that Donald Trump is...

On Monday night at Columbia University, protestors shouted down Danny Danon, Israel’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations. I’m sure that both the hosts of...
donald trump

The surprise resignation of former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn amid scandal represents the first time the Trump administration has conceded what his aides and...
Rafsanjani

The National Iranian American Council (NIAC) and its partners came out in force against President Donald Trump’s attempt to suspend entry and immigration from seven...