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leaks

Today's startling leak comes courtesy of the Washington Post, which provides us with transcripts of two phone calls between President Trump and foreign leaders. Both...
socialism

The scourge of socialism did not slide beneath history’s waves on Christmas Day 1991, after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of...
afghanistan

For months, the administration has been working on a review of policy toward Afghanistan that was widely expected to result in the dispatch of thousands...
republicans

Sen. Jeff Flake has written an article in Politico attempting to rally Republicans behind the rule of law and the fundamentals of conservatism—even if that means...
democrats

It’s a fine line separating resolve and zealotry, and there is no such thing as a potent political movement that is immune to fanaticism. Effective...

On this week's first podcast, the very popular Abe Greenwald (winner of a Twitter poll you'll hear about) joins me and Noah Rothman to discuss...
donald trump

Exactly two years ago yesterday, I published a blog post on this site called Trump: The Case for Despairing—About America. I wrote: "The issue with...

On the second of this week's podcasts, I get into it with Noah Rothman on whether the president's behavior toward his attorney general and the...
donald trump

In a performance that would have shocked sensibilities if they weren't already flogged to the point of numbness, President Trump delivered a nostalgic, campaign-style stem-winder on...
Syria

Last week, I wrote about one of the troublesome byproducts of the Trump-Putin summit in Hamburg: a ceasefire in southwestern Syria that Israel worries will...
schumer

Democrats are finally digging out of the wreckage the Obama years wrought, and are beginning to acknowledge the woes they visited upon themselves with their...

On the first of this week's COMMENTARY podcasts, Noah Rothman and Abe Greenwald join me to sort through—and we do it systematically, which is a...