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unmasking

Whenever a former Obama administration official’s name comes up in the process of investigating the Trump campaign’s alleged links to Russian sources, Democrats take the...

On this week's first podcast, I join with Abe Greenwald and Noah Rothman in examining the success of the president's trip to Saudi Arabia and...
mike flynn

Mike Flynn’s ascension to lead the National Security Council was instantly controversial and short-lived, but it has been a continuing source of frustration for the...

In the second of this week's COMMENTARY podcasts, we ask whether the president might be relaxing into his job—and whether this means he knows now...
the resistance

America dodged a bullet when Mike Flynn was compelled to resign as National Security Advisor. The logic for Flynn’s forced resignation, according to the White...
McMaster

There are few people in the world for whom I have more respect than Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, the newly named national security adviser. A...
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...
Mike Flynn

Michael Flynn’s departure as national security adviser is a symptom of a White House in crisis. In truth, he should never have been hired in...
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...

In this week's first podcast, we (Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and I) discuss the attempted defenestration of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn—and whether we should...
mike flynn

The Washington Post ran a blockbuster report on Thursday night that is in danger of being overlooked in the hullabaloo over the Ninth Circuit upholding...
mike flynn

The Trump administration’s worldview was always inherently contradictory.  Some ranking Trump administration officials want to correct for what they see as the Obama administration’s recklessly...