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Jacob Heilbrunn

Jacob Heilbrunn is the editor of the National Interest and the author of They Knew They Were Right: The Rise of the Neocons. He is a contributing editor of The Spectator.

Politics

A disturbance in the Trump campaign

Parscale’s ‘Death Star’ may soon meet its cinematic fate

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Mary, Mary, quite contrary

Trump’s niece digs into the family psyche

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

The ill-timed revelations of John Bolton

The books hit Trump

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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How much does Trump’s rift with military brass matter?

He knows that the military rank and file largely support him

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

War footing: can Trump turn left-wing protests into victory?

At bottom, Trump has always been an escape artist

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

The Washington war zone

The contrast between Reagan era optimism and Trump era decline could hardly be more striking

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Art

Salvant grace

Cécile McLorin Salvant’s shock of the new

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

If the NeverTrumpers are so insignificant, why is Trump so fixated on them?

They’ll be waiting for you on the dark side of the Moonface

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Liberate…Michael Cohen?

He’s siding with the rebels who are painting the economic shutdown as a plot not just against America but preeminently Trump himself

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Has Fauci become the James Comey of the scientific community?

Trump has sent a warning shot in the doctor’s direction

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Trump’s safari into the wilderness of the deep state

He has been thirsting for revenge for months against the government officials who busted him for his attempt to muscle over Kiev for electoral benefit

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

How delaying the DNC helps Biden

The original mid-July date simply allowed too much time to elapse between the Democratic and Republican conventions

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Biden lets Trump write his own political epitaph

He can’t win the presidency as much as Trump can lose it

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Donald Trump’s wishful Easter deadline is a trap for Democrats

Unlike the economy, he isn’t too big to fail

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Art

Tenor badness

Benny Golson, last legend of bebop

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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