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The Western Model is Broken by Pankaj Mishra. The west has lost the power to shape the world in its own image – as recent events, from Ukraine to Iraq, make all too clear. So why does it still preach […]


Angelo M. Codevilla reviews John Quincy Adams: American Visionary by Fred Kaplan.


ISIS’s Looting Campaign by David Kohn. For the past eighteen months, the University of Pennsylvania archaeologist Katharyn Hanson has been spending a lot of time analyzing satellite images from Iraq and Syria. As fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq […]


Meet Chad Connelly, the Republican Party’s Faith Ambassador by Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux. The GOP Faith initiative, a nine-person team led by Connelly, was born out of the Republican introspection that followed Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential defeat. The exit polls painted a […]


Pope Francis’ Machiavellian Strategy to Liberalize the Catholic Church by Damon Linker. Maybe you can help me. I’m confused. The Catechism of the Catholic Church declares as a matter of binding doctrine that homosexual acts are “acts of grave depravity,” […]

Burke II

How Did Thomas Paine Go From Revolutionary To Welfare Statist? by Charles Kesler. Part 2 of an interview with Yuval Levin. More here.