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Revenge of the Nerds

Science fiction fans against the progressives.

BY MARK HEMINGWAY

April 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31

IDEAS

The Party of Ideas

Applied conservatism, 101.

BY FRED BARNES

April 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31

Rep. Goodlatte

Trolling for Trolls

.  .  . and securing crony capitalism’s future.

BY DAVID OPPENHEIMER and K. E. GRUBBS JR.

April 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31

Gary Locke

The Selling of Hillary, 2016

Big government favors the powerful— and vice versa.

BY JAY COST

April 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31

Map

Might as Well Go Green Yourself

The five hidden ways you’re paying to subsidize renewable power.

BY BRIAN H. POTTS

April 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31

NEWSCOM

Ready for Coddling

Hillary does Iowa.

BY DANIEL HALPER

April 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31

Zaur Dadayev in court, March 8, 2015

Who Shot Boris Nemtsov?

There’s no shortage of suspects.

BY CATHY YOUNG and VICTOR DAVIDOFF

April 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31

Jeb Bush and wife Columba on Election Day, November 3, 1998

Bush’s Forgotten Book

Self-government begins with citizens.

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

April 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31

An election banner for a candidate backed by Estonia’s Russian-leaning Center pa

Strangers in a Shared Land

Estonia’s Russians.

BY ANDREW STUTTAFORD

April 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

Former hostage Dave Roeder shouts upon arriving in Frankfurt, January 21, 1981.

Hostages? What Hostages?

The unfinished business of compensation for the Americans held in Tehran.

BY FRED BARNES

April 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

elwood h. smith

The Fix Is In

Unreformable Medicare.

BY JAY COST

April 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

Kerry

Iran’s Cheating

Can’t trust, can’t verify.

BY MICHAEL MAKOVSKY

April 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

Hezbollah partisans in southern Lebanon, 2002

Remember the Carter Doctrine

A better way forward in the Middle East.

BY MAX BOOT and MICHAEL DORAN

April 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

Former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, October 26, 2005

Take Them at Their Word

The nature of the Tehran regime.

BY PETER WEHNER

April 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

Muhammadu Buhari

A General and a Democrat

An old soldier is chosen to clean up Nigeria— and defend it.

BY ROGER KAPLAN

April 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

gary locke

A Nuclear Turning Point

The longstanding, bipartisan nonproliferation standard is dead.

BY MATTHEW KROENIG

April 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30

Netanyahu and Obama share a warm moment, May 20, 2011.

Mischief at the U.N.

Obama toys with cutting Israel adrift in the Security Council.

BY JOHN R. BOLTON

April 6 - April 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 29

A government outfit—whether Congress likes it or not

Amtrak Is Ruled a Public Entity

A 9-0 Court takes on the administrative state.

BY TERRY EASTLAND

April 6 - April 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 29

Palmer, right, listens to GOP colleague Alex Mooney of West Virginia  before a B

Gary Palmer Goes to Washington

A man of policies, ideas, and solutions.

BY FRED BARNES

April 6 - April 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 29

photo illustration, the weekly standard

The Closing of the Campus Mind

Schools of social work are silencing conservatives.

BY DEVORAH GOLDMAN

April 6 - April 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 29

Big Stock Photo

My Life As a Woman

Of bonbons and mango-scented body scrub.

BY P. J. O’ROURKE

April 6 - April 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 29

‘...as long, that is, as government experts agree with us.’

Resisting Bureaucracy

Republicans rediscover the Congressional Review Act.

BY KEVIN R. KOSAR

April 6 - April 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 29

The view from Tokyo: an upside-down map of East Asia

Japan’s Tense Neighborhood

China talks about a ‘peaceful rise,’ even as it probes for weakness.

BY TOD LINDBERG

April 6 - April 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 29

Gary Locke

Democratic Disarray

No love lost between Obama and his party on Capitol Hill.

BY FRED BARNES

March 30, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 28

Benjamin Netanyahu waves to supporters in Tel Aviv, March 18, 2015.

The Best Laid Plans of Obama

Dashed by Israel’s voters.

BY JOHN TABIN

March 30, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 28

Iran’s Uranium Conversion Facility in  the city of Isfahan, November 20, 2004

Iranian Vulnerability

Their nuclear progress can still be stopped.

BY LEE SMITH

March 30, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 28

Peter Bergen

The al Qaeda Files

Open the bin Laden trove.

BY THOMAS JOSCELYN

March 30, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 28

China’s future: older and fewer people facing staggering environmental costs

The U.S.-China Crossover

It probably won’t happen in our lifetimes.

BY CHARLES WOLF JR.

March 30, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 28

Miliband, Cameron, whatever

From Butskell to Camerband

Britain’s unstable consensus.

BY TED R. BROMUND

March 30, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 28

thomas fluharty

Will Rahm Bomb?

A falling star in Chicago.

BY JOSEPH EPSTEIN

March 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 27

Brulte speaks to media after his election  as party chairman, February 27, 2015.

Nowhere Left to Go but Up

Reviving the California GOP.

BY MATTHEW FLEMING

March 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 27

NEWSCOM

Past Their Expiration Dates

Did Jeb and Hillary wait too long?

BY JEFFREY H. ANDERSON

March 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 27

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