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fake news

Though it’s certainly the worst Photoshop job I have ever seen, a provocative image making the rounds on social media also helps demonstrate why the...

On the second COMMENTARY podcast of the week, we delve into the Russian purchase of an American uranium company during the Obama years and how...
cuba

The American government’s ongoing dispute with Cuba has aroused remarkably little interest among political observers, particularly considering its objective seriousness. Let’s review the timeline of events. Over...
Hillary Clinton

In her latest reinvention, Hillary Clinton has emerged from the woods transformed into a self-styled Cassandra. She travels from sound stage to sound stage, reminding...
Trump

Why do successful insurrectionary movements have a habit of eradicating their zealots and ideologues? Revolutionary movements can only succeed by radicalizing the public against existing...

On the first COMMENTARY podcast of the week, we take up the Trump White House's move on the Iran deal, its declarations on health care,...
Iran deal

From all the behind-the-scenes reporting, it seemed as though the Trump White House was of two minds on the Iran nuclear accords. The president wanted...
turkey

America’s bilateral relationship with Turkey has suffered gravely in the months since Donald Trump became president. Dynamics that began years ago have intensified in recent...
donald trump

NBC News reported on Wednesday that Donald Trump called for the ten-fold augmentation of America’s nuclear arsenal at a meeting in a secure room in...
nfl

In the last week of September, North Korea exploded a nuclear device that was no ordinary atomic bomb. The gadget’s yield indicated that it was,...

The COMMENTARY crew digs deeply into the horror of Harvey Weinstein, now journeying, perhaps, into a land beyond extradition, and ask whether his monstrousness is...
Donald Trump

So far, Donald Trump has been fortunate. Not every politician in his position has a base of supporters who will settle for as little as...