Ilan Berman | from the October 2011 issue
In Israel, well-founded worries over the “Arab Spring.”
The new GOP front-runner suffers “slings and arrows.”
The U.S. helped topple the tyrant of Tripoli, but is it any closer to understanding what is going on in North Africa and the Middle East?
San Francisco, back when it was beautiful and not the world capital of political correctness, didn’t have to go out of its way to attract attention.
In bass player Duff McKagan, Guns N’ Roses has found its drug memoirist.
The noted anti-Communist was last heard channeling Roseanne Barr.
China increasingly relies on young civilian computer hackers for its cyber war activitiy against the U.S.
Why did a petty attack unnerve him?
Liberalism’s undemocratic streak has become its dominant feature.
The OWS protesters know what they’re against, but not what they’re for.
Republicans and Black Americans — a better story than you’ve heard.
How much would tuition cost us if it were free?
Some of the worst murderers alive today were exchanged for Gilad Shalit.
We are a nation of immigrants. But we are also a nation of laws.
The Vegas debate marks a turning point in the campaign.
His jobs plan is all about how stupid he thinks you — and the Republicans — are.
The United States has its interests to protect. But it’s not being hypocritical about it.
In France their game is about life, not sex.
Galid Shalit is finally back among his people.
The real cost of government efforts at job creation.
Tim Goeglein, President George W. Bush’s prodigal aide, has found redemption.
The GOP Establishment shell game: when winning is losing.
A conversation with Pat Buchanan about his new book, released today.
The stakes are high in tonight’s GOP debate in Las Vegas.
Don’t kid yourself. We are heading into oblivion.
How can he be declared victor before a single primary vote has been cast? Though that’s not the half of it.
The real story of the financial panic of 2008 is worlds apart from the conventional wisdon.
As protesters leave unsanitary Occu-Pies in parks around the country, the Obama administration seems intent on stepping in one.
A new HHS regulation will create a government database of your private health information.
An SGO roundup, inspired by the weirdness pervading not only our domestic scene but the entire world.
The cluelessness reaches Tampa on a lovely fall Saturday.
What would Robert E. Lee think of its defense of same-sex marriage?
In the France’s first-ever primary campaign, the Socialists have chosen their candidate.
At this rate, danishes will go the way of the dodo.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?