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Justices Ginsburg and Kagan

The Senate and the Courts

The federal judiciary will follow the election returns.

BY EDWARD WHELAN

September 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03

Civilians training to fight Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine

No Winners Yet in Ukraine

Putin’s success has been exaggerated.

BY CATHY YOUNG

September 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03

Buddy Cianci

The Buddy System

Providence has changed. Has he?

BY ETHAN EPSTEIN

September 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03

The good old days: Bibi and Falwell, 1998

A Friendship Grown Less Warm

Are evangelicals turning against Israel?

BY MARK TOOLEY

September 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03

AP / Al Behrman

Go Big or Go Home

The case for GOP boldness.

BY FRED BARNES

September 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03

Park, left, and Abe with Obama: a match made in . . . Washington

Which Way Will Seoul Go?

The diplomatic courtship of South Korea’s ­president.

BY DENNIS P. HALPIN

September 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03

The execution of Robespierre

From Robespierre to ISIS

Edmund Burke’s war on terror—and ours.

BY GERTRUDE HIMMELFARB

September 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Allah and Woman at Yale

Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks.

BY DANIEL GELERNTER

September 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03

Gary Locke

Rand Paul: A Politician After All

He’s playing the game.

BY JOHN MCCORMACK

September 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03

Ahoy! The Chinese Navy...

Getting to Know the Chinese Navy

Sharing carrier secrets is a bad idea.

BY STEVE COHEN

September 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02

Mark Pryor and Barack Obama survey the  wreckage of Arkansas’s Democratic party.

From Blue to Red Overnight

The fall of the Arkansas Democrats.

BY FRED BARNES

September 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02

Rugby!

The Ruggers of the Great War

They didn’t let the old game down.

BY C. J. CIARAMELLA

September 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02

Gilbert Chagoury in 2003

Unsavory Bedfellows

It’s not easy protecting the Christians of the Middle East.

BY LEE SMITH

September 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter on the front lines near Erbil, September 10

At the Kurdistan Front

Holding the line against the Islamic State.

BY JONATHAN SPYER

September 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02

NEWSCOM

Crony Capitalism Has Deep Roots

The Ex-Im Bank and the trouble with the Republican party.

BY JAY COST

September 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02

Gary Locke

Leave No Voter Behind

Ben Sasse’s exhaustive Nebraska Senate ­campaign.

BY MARK HEMINGWAY

September 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02

Pro-Russian separatists parade prisoners  from the Ukrainian army in Donetsk, Uk

Pushing Back Against Putin

No U.S. leadership, no NATO.

BY JOHN R. BOLTON

September 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01

Ah, if only: anti-oil protest at the White House, 2010

Fossil Fuels Are the Future

A climate agenda for the president.

BY IRWIN M. STELZER

September 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01

LePage speaks to reporters after seeing one of his vetoes overridden in June 201

Maine’s Man

The inimitable Paul LePage.

BY MICHAEL WARREN

September 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01

Gary Locke

A Wave Election?

BY JAY COST

September 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01

Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor

Democrats Take the Low Road

Going all-negative, all the time against Tom Cotton.

BY FRED BARNES

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Partying while the streets are still dry: Mardi Gras revelers in New Orleans

Slowing the Rise of the Oceans

It can be done, but not the way the environmental left proposes.

BY ELI LEHRER

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

‘Journalist’ Vladimir Solovyov: accusing Ukraine of genocide

Derangement in Moscow

Russia’s virtual reality.

BY CATHY YOUNG

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Resort sprawl on Lara Beach, Antalya, Turkey

A Peorian Makes Sense of Turkey

Growth trumps (nearly) all.

BY IKE BRANNON

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Does someone have the nerve to question my vision?

What If There’s No There There?

Obama’s ‘vision thing.’

BY JAY COST

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Gary Locke

Small Ball in Wisconsin

After the high drama of a recall, Scott Walker runs a low-key reelection campaign.

BY JOHN MCCORMACK

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

Really, Mr. President, I think ‘shameless, reckless, and indefensible’ sums it u

Call It Impeachment-Lite

The case for censuring the president is being bruited about in Washington.

BY TERRY EASTLAND

September 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

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

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