US Politics

A visit to the Tom Wolfe papers at the New York Public Library reveals a writer who helps America make sense of itself

There are shifty excuses being made for the Chareston shooting

‘The gulf between Israel and the Obama administration will continue after Netanyahu’s re-election’

‘In addressing inequality we should be careful not to wage war on those elite visions of life, such as the Getty Villa in LA, that do so much to alleviate its mundanity’

The 44th President of the United States replaced Pax Americana with a new world disorder. Will the 45th learn from his mistakes?

F.H Buckley’s The Once and Future King is a worthy contribution to the great discourse on liberty and power

The Ukraine crisis has revealed the incoherence of the Obama doctrine. Until the US reasserts itself, liberal democracy is in danger

Double Down is a reminder of 2012’s uninspiring list of candidates for the presidency of the United States

For American conservatives to return to the White House in 2016, they must stop running up an escalator that is moving down

‘The United States is now plagued by intimations of mortality, and is under a president whose highest ambition seems to be the abdication of global responsibilities.’