Stalin's War is a damning history not just of Stalin’s ambitions but also of the liberal inability to understand politics.
Fresh commentary on some of the most important books in law, politics, and culture.
What is needed now more than ever is the renewal of political reason that remains faithful to the twin goods that are truth and liberty.
India's BJP owes much to Narendra Modi’s populist vote-catching charisma, but it rests on a platform built in the twentieth century.
It might be possible to foster a new elite in the next generation with better values than the current one, but that would require us to look to history.
Old truths need retelling if market economies are to persist and if humans are to prosper.
Why are our universities confused about their mission?
We Americans are living in a new age of Achilles, defined centrally by the phenomenon of rage.
Something disappears from the past when historians seek to convict more than to understand.
Once a state reaches a certain degree of political uniformity, it tends to repel those who disagree and attract fellow adherents.
The justice does not consider at all how jurisprudence bears on the political appearance of the Supreme Court.
The Constitution’s federalism was not a side concern, not a means to an end, not an unfortunate compromise with stubborn reality—it was the main event.
The coming competition with China can be won peacefully, but requires a serious grand strategy.
In this era of "fake news" and social media, are we as a society able to distinguish truth from lies?
The Republican Party of Texas recounts one of the Republican Party's great success stories.
Reading American Foreign Policy books is something akin to a blind taste test in the bottled water aisle.
Paul Cartledge's Thebes offers a welcome respite: a lost people's history presented without ideological commentary.
The causes of climate change are uncertain to scientists, even though the media portrays it otherwise.
Michael Walsh examines the pre-modern world of war and its forgotten virtues.