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by | Sep 17, 2013

The most striking line in Vladimir Putin’s New York Times column was its final sentence: “We are all different, but…

by | Sep 9, 2013

In his 2010 memoir, Decision Points, former president George W. Bush describes how, as he struggled to decide whether to…

by | Aug 30, 2013

Bayard Rustin: Troubles I’ve Seen: A Biography
By Jervis Anderson
 (HarperCollins, 418 pages, $30) Besides being a brilliant political strategist and…

by | Aug 21, 2013

I don’t often agree with a top Egyptian diplomat, but I thought Egypt’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, Ashraf el-Kholy,…

by | Jul 1, 2013

LESZEK KOLAKOWSKI WAS a philosopher and historian of ideas. He received his doctorate in 1953 for his study of Spinoza….

by | Apr 1, 2013

President Obama’s recent two-day visit to Israel surprised everyone. Instead of the surly, pro-Palestinian, Netanyahu-bashing leader that Israelis have come…

by | Jan 30, 2013

Like most bibliophiles, I was saddened by reports that Islamic militants fleeing Timbuktu had set fire to a library containing…

by | Jan 16, 2013

Prof. Robert Aumann is an Israeli-American game theorist who won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2005. In an interview…

by | Dec 28, 2009

As the Democrats begin their final push to pass a health care bill that the American people don’t really want,…

by | Sep 10, 2009

The Conservative Turn: Lionel Trilling, Whittaker Chambers, and the Lessons of Anti-Communism by Michael Kimmage (Harvard University Press, 419 pages,…

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