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Does the Timing of the Trump Indictments Matter?
The timing of the Trump indictments raises legitimate concerns—but the cases are important as well
The Roar of the Argentinian Lion
Will the election of Javier Milei as Argentina’s new president finally put the country’s economy back on track?
Divisions Among Democrats Are Imperiling Their Chances in 2024
If current divides over the Middle East, immigration and other issues continue to fracture party unity, the Democrats may well lose the next election
Biden, Xi Seek Stability in San Francisco Summit
Don’t expect too much from the leaders’ meeting, but talking is better than not talking
Patrick Deneen’s Fantasy of Power
‘Regime Change’ is a bizarre, overgeneralized and un-American fantasy of a “conservative” revolution
Hamas Is Winning the Information War
The international community is calling for cease-fires, which may be a poor military tactic for Israel but an essential political one.
Michael J. Ard
A New Executive Order Establishes Some Guideposts for AI Strategy
The Biden administration is going big on artificial intelligence.
Is a Donald Trump Candidacy the Only Path to GOP Unity?
The House speaker fight proved the unique sway Trump continues to hold over the Republican Party
Sour Grapes After Finland’s Parliamentary Elections
The opposition’s cynical strategy to topple the new right-wing government is based on selective outrage about racism.
The Hamas Attack Shows Why Liberals Should Break With the Left
Far-left celebrations of terrorism should shock center-left ‘liberals’ into asking whom they really belong with
The Gaza War Reaffirms America’s Essential Role in the Middle East
Without Washington’s leadership, this war could widen and worsen
Michael J. Ard
Don’t Count Out Emmanuel Macron
Despite headwinds, it is too soon to dismiss the French president as a lame duck
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