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‘...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

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

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

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

Reciprocal restraint, Putin-style: Russian tanks in eastern Ukraine, February 20

A Blueprint for Failure

How enemies become friends—and vice versa.

BY GABRIEL SCHEINMANN

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

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

Iraqi defense minister Khalid al-Obeidi, center, arrives in Tikrit, March 12, 20

Dislodging ISIS in Iraq

The lessons from Tikrit.

BY GARY SCHMITT

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

This is simply begging for regulation.

Yoga Test

You got a license for that?

BY P. J. O’ROURKE

March 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 26

Nevit Dilmen

Do I Dare to Eat an Egg?

Dietary guidelines, over easy.

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

March 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 26

Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledges one of several ovations during his address to Co

Rising to the Occasion

Bibi Netanyahu’s heroic speech.

BY RUTH R. WISSE

March 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 26

Naftali Bennett, left, poses for a photograph with a supporter, February 3.

Beyond Bibi

American-style politician Naftali Bennett makes his case in the Israeli election.

BY MICHAEL M. ROSEN

March 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 26

Nemtsov at a Moscow rally, March 15, 2014

Murder on the Kremlin’s Doorstep

Boris Nemtsov, 1959-2015.

BY CATHY YOUNG

March 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 26

Students at Sanya Elementary School in Tokyo attending ‘Food Education School’

The Paleo Diet, Japanese Style

Cuisine as statecraft.

BY DAVID DEVOSS

March 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 26

Maybe fantasizing will help: Berkeley, 2014.

The Lowdown on Higher Education

A crisis in search of better answers.

BY JAMES PIERESON and NAOMI SCHAEFER RILEY

March 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25

Gary Locke

The Chris Christie Comeback Tour

Down but not out.

BY MICHAEL WARREN

March 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25

...and harder to ditch than it might seem.

Be Prepared

How to respond if the Court ends Obamacare ­subsidies.

BY JAMES C. CAPRETTA and YUVAL LEVIN

March 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25

Notorious R.B.G. dozes off...

The Justice and Her Fans

The progressive cult of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

BY BENJAMIN SILVER

March 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25

Adam Laxalt, Scott Pruitt

Full Court Press

The Republican state AGs continue to be Obama’s most ­formidable opponents.

BY FRED BARNES

March 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25

Gary Locke

Iran as Partner

Obama’s deep game.

BY LEE SMITH

March 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25

Quiet

Retaking Mosul

It won’t be easy.

BY THOMAS DONNELLY

March 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25

Leopoldo Lopez goes into custody, February 18, 2014.

Implausible Deniability

Lame excuses by sinister governments have a ­purpose.

BY JOHN LONDREGAN

March 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25

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