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Conservatism may have won the Cold War, but conservatives lost the peace in the West
By Daniel McCarthy
Our direction is not toward liberalism, but away from order of any kind
Without ‘competence’ as its rationale, what does the Biden administration have to fall back on?
Western policymakers think of themselves as revolutionaries, when they are more like theologians
Biden has made grave mistakes. Withdrawal isn’t one of them
Islamism has every reason to triumph in Afghanistan. But its triumph may be its undoing
A lost war does less damage to a country like the United States than a war that cannot be won
The attempt to demonize the vast majority of January 6 protesters who did not break the law is the real threat to democratic freedom
If the right will take a stand against the new racial obsessions, the American public stands ready to give its support
The former defense secretary died aged 88 on Thursday
The author’s prospective Senate bid is interesting as more than just a test of Trumpism without Trump
The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos by Sohrab Ahmari reviewed
The party will decline because it has a demographic problem
Science & Tech
Big Tech’s unchecked power serves a moral vision as comprehensive as that of any religion
Trumpism and the GOP are turning into a new blob
The strange death of the Democrats
Is J.D. Vance the right man for the right?
The vanishing presidency
Is Sohrab Ahmari a Satanic ogre?
The Democrats should investigate themselves for insurrection
Who won the Cold War, anyway?
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