The cowed West strikes again

Another attack on free speech. Another cowed governmental response. Another speaker in hiding. Another incident for the media to ignore. Ah, just another day in the West. The latest outrage comes from the city of Arnhem in the Netherlands, where a doctoral student who interviewed a group […]

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History itself demands action: Part 2

In response to last week’s column, in which I bemoaned U.S. and Western dithering while Bashar al-Assad slaughters his people, I received a friendly but skeptical e-mail from Diana West, the engaging conservative columnist and one of Western civilization’s most ardent defenders. “Hi, Larry,” she wrote. “Hope […]

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Chavez’s Death A Huge Opportunity – If Venezuelans Can Seize It

The death of Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez prompts two questions, the answers to which will have enormous implications not just for his country but for the United States, Latin America, and points far beyond. First, will the government Chavez left behind conduct a fair election to replace […]

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Iran’s human rights horror: another reason to fear its nukes

Debates about Iran’s nuclear program tend to occur on the governmental level. We study the regime, weigh its motives, judge whether it would use nuclear weapons to pursue its apocalyptic visions, and decide whether it’s “containable” in the way that Washington contained a nuclear Moscow. Sometimes overlooked, […]

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In praise of those who “go”

Many years ago, I was watching a televised roundtable on the media when Dan Rather, then a rock star among CBS correspondents, was asked why he had the good fortune to work in Washington while other journalists labored in, say, Tulsa. “Because,” he replied, “when things happen, […]

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