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James Foley in the field before his November 2012 capture

James Foley, 1973-2014

A courageous journalist killed by terrorists.

BY DAVID DEVOSS

September 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

Gary Locke

Going for the Gold

Jeff Bell’s unorthodox Senate campaign.

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

September 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

Bartleby, the President

Bartleby, the President

When it comes to dealing with Congress, he would prefer not to.

BY FRED BARNES

September 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

James Risen

A Privileged Press?

Why James Risen may be headed for jail.

BY GABRIEL SCHOENFELD

September 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

Putin

Democracy in Russia

Under Putin, there’s less and less of it.

BY ELLEN BORK

September 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

Rob Astorino speaking to reporters outside the state capitol

No Mo’ Cuomo?

Rob Astorino tries for an upset.

BY MICHAEL WARREN

September 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

Gary Locke

The Infallible ‘New York Times’

Don’t waste time writing a Letter to the Editor unless it’s adulatory.

BY KENNETH L. WOODWARD

August 18 - August 25, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 46

To his left—and rightly so

The Democrats’ Goldwater

Elizabeth Warren leads the party’s leftward march.

BY FRED BARNES

August 18 - August 25, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 46

The would-be and her consort

How to Discredit Your Critics

The Clintons haven’t changed their playbook.

BY DANIEL HALPER

August 18 - August 25, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 46

Central Frankfurt, June 1945

War Crimes in Gaza?

By any historical standard, Israel’s air attacks were a model of restraint.

BY GABRIEL SCHOENFELD

August 18 - August 25, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 46

AP / Ross D. Franklin

Immigration Malpractice

Young Latin Americans pay the price for America’s policy blunders.

BY PETER SKERRY

August 18 - August 25, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 46

What Difference, at this point, does it make?

Hillary Clinton’s Reputation

Don’t laugh—it’s better than you think.

BY JAY COST

August 18 - August 25, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 46

The new, denuded shrine

Archivally Correct

Another Washington institution diminished.

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

August 11, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 45

wilfredor

Food Fight

On catfish, farmed and wild.

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

August 11, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 45

Thomas Fluharty

Last Refuge of a Scoundrel

Obama’s ‘economic patriotism.’

BY FRED BARNES

August 11, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 45

Abigail Fisher

The Nitty Gritty of Diversity

How many minority students = a critical mass?

BY TERRY EASTLAND

August 11, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 45

Waxman & Carr

Beverly Hills GOP

Can Elan Carr actually win Henry Waxman’s seat?

BY MATTHEW FLEMING

August 11, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 45

Newscom

Paying for Paving

Tax driving, not gas.

BY IKE BRANNON

August 11, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 45

Lamar!

Lamar Alexander in the Crosshairs

Will Tennessee’s longtime incumbent go down?

BY MICHAEL WARREN

August 4, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 44

Israeli paratroopers enter a tunnel in the Gaza Strip, July 20, 2014.

The Underground War on Israel

The tunnels of Hamas and Hezbollah.

BY LEE SMITH

August 4, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 44

Mike McFadden

Another Minnesota Miracle?

A Republican neophyte takes on Al Franken.

BY BARRY CASSELMAN

August 4, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 44

Let's go Find Some Rockets

Like a Broken Record

Human Rights Watch sings its same old ­discredited tune about Gaza.

BY JOSHUA MURAVCHIK

August 4, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 44

Margot Bentley in 2000, when diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

The Ethics of Food and Drink

Starvation is not mercy.

BY WESLEY J. SMITH

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

the weekly standard

A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

The pen is mightier than the Freud.

BY P.J. O'ROURKE

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

The new Lhasa River Bridge: And the trains run on time.

In Tibet to Stay

China builds a spiffy police state.

BY MAX BOOT

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Curious

Who Gets to Draw the Lines?

An electoral blind spot for conservatives.

BY MICHAEL WARREN

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

Maliki: looking less to the United States . . .

How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

Counter ISIS without propping up Maliki.

BY ABRAM N. SHULSKY, ERIC BROWN and HILLEL FRADKIN

July 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43

The good old days

The Politics of Money

Go bold with gold.

BY JUDY SHELTON

July 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

Detainees color at a federal  processing facility in  Brownsville, Texas, June 2

Disorder at the Border

What Obama wrought.

BY SCOTT W. JOHNSON

July 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

Tips from Rand on your summer reading!

A Revealing Reading List

Rand Paul’s book recommendations.

BY DAVID ADESNIK

July 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

Gary Locke

Stubbornness as Governance

A president incapable of pivoting.

BY FRED BARNES

July 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

newscom

A Vindication of Religious Pluralism

There are many reasons to cheer the Hobby Lobby decision.

BY JOSHUA HAWLEY

July 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 41

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