Bill Clinton and Mrs. Albright have one and only one method of operation in international relations, and Israel should beware.
Our fellows take a close look at Wisconsin and Minnesota and find the best and worst of welfare reform.
Fidel Castro's regime is vulnerable as never before. It's about time, writes Publius Fellow Roman Martinez.
A number of policy analysts and scholars have raised the specter of a growing gap between the U.S. military and the society it is sworn to protect. Our Adjunct Fellow takes a closer look.
Convergence is not a fact on the horizon but a contrivance of human vanity, writes Mark Helprin.
Unless American students receive an education in the fundamental principles of a free society, freedom will not survive.
Senior fellow Patrick Garrity reviews The Passing of an Illusion
by Francois Furet.
When is a human being a human being? Posing the question only produces anger and incoherence on the part of Barbara Boxer and others on the Left, writes adjunct fellow Hadley Arkes.
Many doctors have made themselves victims of perplexities from which a single spark of direct perception might have spared them, writes adjunct fellow Hadley Arkes.
With Edward C. Banfield's death at 83, conservatism lost a profound student of American politics, one of the most influential social scientists of the age, and a discerning critic of liberal optimism and self-congratulation, writes senior fellow Charles Kesler.
November 9, 1999 will mark ten years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, a triumph of Ronald Reagan's foreign policy. Senior fellow Charles Kesler offers these reflections.
Senior fellow Edward Erler examines the American Founders' understanding of the right to property and the recent property rights case law.
Politicians make a big deal about the "illegal weapons" for sale at gun shows. But there is less to these claims than meets the eye, writes Ben Boychuk.
The recent New Jersey Supreme Court decision was a blow to the Boy Scouts, but victory is still possible, writes Larry Arnn.
Senior fellow Charles Kesler writes: Clare Boothe Luce once observed that in the popular memory a president gets a single sentence. What will be Bill Clinton's sentence?
With the recent decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court, we face the very real prospect of the death of scouting as it has been practiced for almost a century, writes Larry Arnn.
Gov. Gray Davis has been wrong about Proposition 209, California's voter-approved constitutional amendment that outlawed race- and gender-based preferences and discrimination. But last week, Davis took a strong step to uphold the constitution. For that, Davis deserves our thanks, writes Larry Arnn.
Most Americans know the income tax is expensive, intrusive, and highly politicized. Not so well known, perhaps, is that this was intentional.
Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743. We honor him not just as the author of the Declaration of Independence, but as one of the great statesman and political prognosticators of the American Founding.
Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., recently called education a "national security" issue. The solution, according to her: More Washington bureaucracy.
First Amendment absolutists in Congress opposed the recently defeated non-binding resolution calling for a national day of prayer. But prayer is as old as the Republic itself.
The standard of the Declaration of Independence is one every American must learn and know if we wish to remain a free people.
Lawmakers and educators who wave off the principles of the Declaration out of a concern for fairness and freedom reject the only ground that supports fairness and freedom.
Is it a good idea for students to recite from the Declaration of Independence in class? Some New Jersey state lawmakers don't think so.
The results in Kosovo suggest that in the Age of Clinton, victory ain't what it used to be.
The national security crisis exposed by the Cox Report demands immediate attention, not Clinton administration games.
We must re-establish a proper understanding of the relation of biblical morality to government and of the proper, desirable role of religion in the public square.
The appeal of the original trilogy is not special effects but the movies' rejection of the doctrine of moral equivalence.
Instead of adding to the list of current gun laws, perhaps we should try something novel: enforcing the laws we already have.
The real solution to the shootings in Littleton is far more complicated than banning trench coats, which the Denver schools have done.
When today's students are taught that the study of politics is nothing more than the boring survey of facts and information, we shouldn't be surprised that they are not interested in studying it.
In protecting "small markets," big league baseball is talking the entitlement language of the bureaucratic governments that subsidize it. What baseball really needs is more competition.
If Paul Weyrich hopes to make the majority moral again, he must not give up on politics, but instead present a reasoned case to the American people.
It is the responsibility of the politicians who send young men to war to make sure they have a good plan for winning. We lack such a plan today in Yugoslavia.
Bill Clinton's flawed foreign policy might ultimately strengthen our potential adversaries.
Welfare dependency is falling. So why are some bureaucrats and politicians contemplating measures to reverse the trend?
With all due respect to Paul Weyrich, his defeatist strategy will only lead to disaster for conservatives and the country.
Baseball requires an uneasy combination of individual excellence and selfless teamwork. Senior Fellow Doug Jeffrey remembers Joe DiMaggio.
Senor fellow Thomas G. West reviews The Lustre of Our Country: The American Experience of Religious Freedom
, by John T. Noonan, Jr.
The author forced himself to watch the NBC mini-series "The Sixties" in February, and he was reminded once again that a "culture war" rages today for the soul of America.
The independent counsel statute, which brought us Judge Lawrence Walsh and Judge Kenneth Starr expires June 30. Good riddance.
California's welfare laws should incorporate the kind of tough sanctions that have proved so successful in reducing welfare dependency in other states.
There is plenty to criticize in the recent NBC mini-series "The Sixties." But the worst aspect of this dreadful contribution to the popular culture is the fact that it slanders an entire generation of fighting men.
In nothing is the alienation from the principles of the Founding — of conservatives no less than of liberals — shown more clearly than in the debate between the advocates of a "living Constitution" and the advocates of a jurisprudence of "original intent," writes distinguished fellow Harry V. Jaffa.
What sort of man would have the sight to see the limits on the government and the courage to stand up for them? Justice Clarence Thomas.
"We should learn from Abraham Lincoln and from Professor Harry V. Jaffa, but learn what? Slavery is no longer with us. Yet, as we stand on the threshold of the 21st Century, many of our fellow citizens have forgotten — or rather, our modern world has rejected — 'the laws of Nature and Nature's God.'"
Is partisanship always bad? American history teaches otherwise.
President Clinton has undermined the moral authority of commanders at all levels, ultimately making it more difficult for them to carry out this very difficult compromise.