An impulsive president tries to look tough without being prepared to follow through.
Some of the president’s supporters have taken to comparing him to the biblical monarch.
Every society must make clear what it expects of its armed servants.
In foreign policy, reputation means everything.
The universality of its ideals is precisely what makes the United States exceptional.
In acceding to a White House request to cover the name of the USS John S. McCain, officers and officials revealed a rot within the service.
Andrew Marshall leaves behind an American tradition of strategic thinking that will live well beyond him.
Choices might appear when people least expect them.
It is the religion of people too lazy to accept the complexity of reality.
Cohen is sleazy, Gaetz is nasty, Gallagher is principled—and the remaining members of the GOP fall somewhere in between.
Most presidents have visited and spoken at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day. Not Trump.
The departure of Jim Mattis is proof that you cannot have it all.
It’s how commanders in chief show soldiers they’re not forgotten.
A century after thousands of Americans laid down their lives, the president of the United States absented himself from the ceremony commemorating their sacrifice.
When power is corrupt, there is no way to escape its toxic influence.
Politicians are feeding the atmosphere in which hatred incubates and breeds.
The conservative virtues remain real virtues, the conservative insights real insights, and the conservative temperament an indispensable internal gyro keeping a country stable and sane.
Judith Butler and Ed Whelan share little in common—save their willingness to direct cruelty against ordinary people in defense of eminent colleagues.
The senator orchestrated a final ceremony that called his fellow citizens to live up to the greatness of American ideals.
Who will have the fortitude to pick up the torch from John McCain’s grasp?