• August 2008
  • History's Comeback

    1st Aug 2008

    According to Robert Kagan, the world is back to normal. The Return of History and the End of Dreams by…

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  • July 2008
  • Open the Gate

    30th Jul 2008

    Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders. Gotham Books. 228 pages. $22.50 No issue more divides conservatives today than immigration. Every…

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  • Communist Loser

    9th Jul 2008

    Eric Hobsbawm, revisionist On Empire: America, War and Global Supremacy,; By Eric Hobsbawm; Pantheon Books; 128 pp.; $19.95 Yes, Eric…

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  • June 2008
  • In Whitest Africa

    28th Jun 2008

    Nearly twenty years ago, deep in the heart of South Africa, a group of hardy Afrikaners constructed Orania, a whites-only…

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  • The White House Didn't "Lie" About Iraq

    16th Jun 2008

    No matter what the Dems say, the evidence against Bush simply isn’t there. Touring Vietnam in 1965, Michigan Gov. George…

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  • May 2008
  • South Africa's Immigrant Shame

    28th May 2008

    Viewing the horrific images out of Johannesburg last week, one could be forgiven for mistaking them for the harrowing photographs…

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  • Street Cred?

    28th May 2008

    Who does the new Israel lobby really represent? Consider the plight of the American Jewish peacenik. With Hamas in control…

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  • They Backed Boris

    19th May 2008

    On the hustings with Boris Johnson, London’s unlikely mayor. London “They want a shot of me with the carcasses,” Boris…

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  • The Tragedy of Deborah Jeane Palfrey

    15th May 2008

    On May 1, Blanche Palfrey awoke from a nap and wondered where her daughter was. The widowed 76-year-old wandered outside…

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  • Mr. Gannon Stays in Washington

    14th May 2008

    Drop by the National Press Club on any given day and you’re likely to see the glistening bald pate of…

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About James

James Kirchick is a visiting fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe and Project on International Order and Strategy at the Brookings Institution. A widely published journalist, he is author of “The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age” (Yale, 2017), a correspondent for The Daily Beast, and a columnist for Tablet. He is at work on his second book, a history of gay Washington, D.C., for Henry Holt.

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