American democracy promotion didn’t spark the Arab uprisings, but a shared hatred of our Middle East policies sure helped them spread.
The real Tea Partiers are worth getting to know. Because they’re going to be here a while. And they might prove useful.
Two political thinkers, a liberal and a conservative, believe America is headed toward inexorable decline. There are good reasons to believe they’re both wrong.
An oral history of the twentieth century, dictated on his deathbed, shows that Tony Judt was, to the end, the consummate public intellectual.
Feral pigs are violent, dirty, and ugly, and they ravage every ecosystem they live in—still, who knew killing them could be such fun?
The American dream can be revived, says Tom Brokaw, if we can overcome our disunity, and universal national service is the key.
How a historian who reveled in destroying the reputations of others ruined his own.
How an idealistic spy in Asia challenged the American way of war, and what his tragedy teaches us about finding allies today.
The fall of moderate Republicans wasn’t inevitable. But their resurrection is hard to imagine.
Will Hezbollah remain a movement devoted to war with Israel or a pragmatic political player in Lebanon? That choice could determine the future of the Middle East.