Israel Used AI Machine ‘Lavender’ To Target Hamas

But humans made all the decisions that matter.

Is Western Civilization Real?

A scholarly treatise argues it is not.

Germany Considering Ban of Far-Right AfD

Apparently, Making Germany Great Again is controversial.

Nikki Haley’s Unforced Error

A poor answer to a softball question has created unnecessary controversy.

Haley and the Politics of Slavery [Updated with Video]

Why can’t some of us handle the truth?

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The Internet Isn’t Dead

It’s just resting.

Deutschland Unter Alles

Germany’s economy is among the worst in the OECD.

“Politicizing” Sports

A reminder that all choices are political to one degree or the other.

Scalia Law School is Conservative!

The New York Times looks into ties between a DC area law school and the Supreme Court.

The Democrats’ Patriotism Problem?!

Whither American civil religion?

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NATO Sending Mixed Signals to Ukraine and Russia

Alliance leaders have significantly different priorities regarding the conflict.

Risk, Reward, and Statecraft

President Biden’s dangerous gambit seems to have succeeded.

U. S. Sending Abrams Tanks After All

An object lesson on the challenges of alliance politics.

From the “You Can’t Make this Stuff Up” File

That time the Nazis made a movie about the Titanic.

Whelan, Griner, and the State of Our Politics

Knowing what FNC is likely saying without watching FNC.

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Germany Open for Immigration

The times they are a changing.

Russia’s Absurd Demands for Griner and Whalen Release

Moscow is playing a very strange game.

NATO’s Role in Setting Ukraine War Peace Conditions

Western powers may be at odds with the people doing the fighting and dying.

Russia Sanctions Itself in Retaliation for Western Sanctions

Vladimir Putin is banning commodity exports.

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Putin’s Offramp?

It’s hard to see how this crisis ends.

West Shamed Into Action

Actions deemed unthinkable days earlier are suddenly mandatory.

Ukraine Invasion Sending History in a New Direction?

The ferocity of the global reaction to Putin’s invasion is stunning.

West Accelerates Pressure on Russia

NATO has stepped up in a pleasantly surprising way to resist the Ukraine invasion.

The Beginning of a Response to the Beginning of an Invasion

The first shoe has dropped.

Jim Angle, 1946-2022

The veteran journalist and Fox News original is gone at 75.

OTB 2003 Revisited

A blast from the past.

The Kabul Attack Death Toll

What we know of the American servicemembers killed.

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A W-2 for Business Income

An interesting proposal to improve tax collection.

Party of Grievance

Not of governance.

Trump Saves ‘Stars and Stripes’

The venerable military newspaper lives to print another day.

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What if Kim Jong Un is Dead?

Some informed speculation.

There’s No Generational War Brewing Over Coronavirus

Young people acting selfishly is a fact of life.

The Problematic Acting DNI

Only the best people.

Russians Actively Working to Re-Elect Trump

Our intelligence professionals are issuing a familiar warning.

The GOP Is Now The Party Of Putin

Much like the President they obsequiously defend, Republicans have become useful idiots in Russia’s war on Western liberal democracy.

Macron Calls NATO ‘Brain Dead’ Due To Lack Of U.S. Leadership

French President Emmanuel Macron declared that the NATO alliance is suffering brain death due to President Trump’s neglect and lack of leadership.

The Fall Of The Berlin Wall, Thirty Years Later

Thirty years ago today, history took off in a brand new direction.

Understanding Ukraine

Trying to nail down some basics about a very complicated situation.

Parents Giving Up Custody of Kids to Scam Financial Aid

Dozens of well-off students from the Chicago area are getting college subsidies.

Trump May Not Benefit From Economy In 2020

New polling suggests that the President may not be benefiting from the relatively healthy economy as much as expected.

State Department Bars Embassies From Flying Rainbow Flag

The State Department has barred American Embassies from flying the Pride Flag during Pride Month as has been the custom for several years.

The Boys Of Pointe du Hoc

Thirty years ago, when the veterans of D-Day were still relatively young and still largely with us, President Reagan delivered one of the finest speeches of his Presidency.

Author Herman Wouk Dies At 103

Herman Wouk, best known for works such as The Caine Mutiny, The Winds of War, and War and Remembrance, has died at the age of 103.

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Obama Warns Democrats Against ‘Circular Firing Squads’

“We have to be careful in balancing big dreams and bold ideas with also recognizing that typically change happens in steps.”

The Rift Between The U.S. And Europe Gets Wider And Wider

The Trump Administration continues to drive a wedge between the United States and Europe, can it ever be repaired?

With Vote On Hold, Theresa May Struggles To Save Brexit

Theresa May is trying to save a Brexit deal that appears to be becoming more doomed by the day.

President George H.W. Bush Dies At 94

George H.W. Bush,, who served his nation as a warrior, Congressman, Ambassador, Vice-President, and President, has died at the age of 94.

Bregrets, They’ve Had A Few

British voters appear to be regretting their decision to leave the European Union, but it may be too late to stop the process.

Birthright Citizenship Isn’t Just The Law, It’s A Good Idea Too

In addition to being mandated by the Constitution, birthright citizenship goes to the core of what it means to be an American.