The War on Political Norms

In the first COMMENTARY podcast of the week, Abe Greenwald and I survey the wreckage of Theresa May and point out that her disastrous showing represents the fourth major election…
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The Anti-Democratic Brexit Backlash

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Yesterday evening, thousands of angry protesters demonstrated in the streets of London to call for the subversion of democracy in Britain. These weren’t far-right fascists but young, middle-class, center-left Londoners who have now become…
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Search for the Nearest Brexit

In this week’s podcast, Noah Rothman and Abe Greenwald and I discuss the hysterical response to the British vote to leave the EU, how Hillary and Obama laid a trap…
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Two Cheers for Westphalia

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Ever since the results of last week’s Brexit referendum were announced, commentators on both sides of the Atlantic have been oscillating wildly through the stages of bereavement. Shock and denial…
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The Brexit Earthquake

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No, Britain didn’t just go insane. For more than 40 years, ever since the United Kingdom began its integration into Europe with its entry into what was then called the Common…
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Is Brexit Bad for European Jewry?

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Earlier this week, as part of lobbying against Britain’s exit from the European Union, Prime Minister David Cameron asked whether “when Europe is discussing its attitude to Israel, do you…
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Will Britain ‘Brexit’ the EU?

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This past weekend set into motion the most consequential few months in British politics in a generation. David Cameron sealed a deal with the European Union and its twenty-seven other…
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