What if a computer program combined the action and graphics of a video game with the emotional power of great art? The result could revolutionize interactive entertainment—and even change the meaning of “play”
A book by James Bowman makes a convincing case that the concept of honor is central to the liberal West's confrontation with militant Islam.
How long will it take to fix his mistakes?
After a period of startling dereliction of duty, Congress has finally begun to create durable and accountable legal structures for the war against jihadism.
Iran has discovered a dangerous gap in America's defenses and is exploiting and widening it by the day. For guidance on how to respond, U.S. strategists should look to JFK.
A year after Katrina, as a visitor drives block by block through St. Bernard Parish, a reality sinks in for which there is no preparing. Even knowing better, the visitor cannot help expecting to turn a corner and come upon an undamaged part of the parish. But every turn reveals more of the same—more destruction, more debris, more rebuilding still undone.
Here's an idea for President Bush: propose an international treaty whose signatories would agree to eliminate gasoline from their transportation systems.
Cold War strategies might help us handle Tehran’s nuclear ambitions
No one in public life is making the respectable case for the eminently respectable doctrine of realism.
Cutting taxes to shrink government doesn’t work—and that spells trouble for the conservative movement
What many proponents of the Marriage Protection Amendment want to forestall is not judicially enacted gay marriage; it is gay marriage, period.
After 9/11, a Connecticut technology company offered its homeland-security services to the federal government for $1. What happened next doesn't speak well for the government.
The threat against America can be defined as Jihadism, with a capital J. Jihadism engages in or supports the use of force to expand the rule of Islamic law.
Polygamy is a profoundly hazardous social policy. It could create a permanent subclass of young men prone to vice and violence.
The alternative minimum tax could turn out to be a politically tolerable tax increase at a time when the country needs all the fiscal help it can get.
A Baghdad scholar is secretly working to expose Arabs to Western books on democracy and liberalism via the Internet.
Ariel Sharon and Junichiro Koizumi point the way to a centrist resurgence in American politics
Most people who identify themselves as independents are not uncommitted swing voters.
Let it be known that Jonathan Rauch has never, ever received any money from Jack Abramoff, but he is giving it back.
Why are Republicans having such a hard time cutting federal spending? The answer has to do with a critical shift in the GOP's governing strategy, dating back to the late 1990s.