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2019

"Socialism as Epic Tragedy", National Review, May 2019

"The real 'crisis of capitalism", Fox Business, May 2019

"Socialism and the Jews: A Brief History", Mosaic Magazine April 2019

"'Democratic socialists' Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez, and Tlaib prefer socialism to democracy", USA Today, April 2019

"Socialism Fails Every Time", Wall Street Journal, April 2019

“Not so Jewish, Not for Peace,” Commentary, April 2019

“How Socialism Broke Venezuela,Commentary, March 2019

 
2018

“Up From the Grave,” Weekly Standard, November 12, 2018

“The Trump Effect in Europe,” American Interest, June 5, 2018 (with Jeffrey Gedmin)

“Liberal Democracy vs. Illiberalism, in Orban’s Hungrary and Elsewhere,” National Review, February 26, 2018

2017

“Heaven on Earth,” Daily News (Egypt), September 5, 2017

“What Trump and Tillerson Don’t Get About Democracy Promotion,” Washington Post, August 4, 2017

“The Seventh Day and Counting: The Elusive Peace of the Six Day War,” Providence, Spring 2017

“This is What the Beginning of the End of Democracy Looks Like, Washington Post, April 19, 2017 (with Jeffrey Gedmin)

2016

“The Truth About Black Lives Matter,” Commentary, December 2016

“Hilary Clinton’s Bad Old Days,” Commentary, April 2016

 
 
 
 
2015
 
2014

“Time to Combat the Spreading Virus of Radical Islam,” Strategika, Issue 20 (Dec. 19, 2014).

 

 

“Kerry’s Predictable Failure,” World Affairs, November/December 2014.

 

 

“Elizabeth Warren Stumbles on Israel,” Times of Israel, September 26, 2014.

 

 

“Steven Salaita and the Racist Ghost of Edward Said,” Times of Israel, September 13, 2014.

 

 

“A Global Epidemic of Anti-Semitism,” Washington Examiner, September 13, 2014.

 

 

“Like a Broken Record: Human Rights Watch Sings its Same Old Discredited Tune About Gaza,” Weekly Standard, August 4, 2014. 

 

 

“How the UN was perverted into a weapon against Israel,” New York Post, July 26, 2014.

 

 

 “America’s Purpose and Role in a Changed World,” World Affairs, May/June 2014.

 

 

“Why is John B. Judis Giving Harry Hell?” The Tower, April 2014.

 

 

“Why the Left Ought to Love the Jewish State,” The Tower, February 2014.

 

 

“Israel’s Arab Citizens,” Fathom, February 3, 2014.

 

 

“The Jew Who Turned the Left Against Israel,” Tablet, July 29, 2014

 

 
2013

“Fifty Years After the March,” Commentary, September 2013. 

 

 

“Tunisia’s Dark turn,” Los Angeles Times, July 16, 2013.

 

 

“The Man Who Knew Everything,” Commentary, July/August 2013.

 

 

“Saudi Arabia Puts Human rights in Reverse,” Washington Post, June 21, 2013.

 

 

“Iran’s Hassan Rouhani Stands Out as a ‘Moderate’ Among Reactionaries,” Forbes, June 20, 2013.

 

 

“Trashing Israel Daily,” Commentary, June 2013.

 

 

“Edward Said Reconsidered,” World Affairs, March/April 2013.

 

 

“The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is Not Yet Soluble,” Fathom, January 30, 2013.

 

 
2012

 

“‘Scoop’ Jackson at One Hundred,” Commentary, July/August 2012.

 

 

“Putting the UN in Its Place,” Commentary, January, 2012.

 

 
 
2011

“Time for the Military Option,” USA Today, November 10, 2011.

 

 

“Ten Years Later: A September 11 Symposium,” World Affairs, September/October 2011.

 

 

“Neoconservatives and the Arab Spring,” Commentary, September 2011.

 

 

“Protection Racket: ‘Responsibility to Protect Becomes a Doctrine," World Affairs July/August 2011.

 

 

“Trashing Dictatorship in Cairo,” Jewish Review of Books, Spring 2011.

 

 

“Obama’s Trap in Syria,” Daily Beast, March 25, 2011.

 

 

“Time for Obama to make himself heard,” bitterlemonsinternational.org, March 3, 2011.

 

 

“The World After Mubarak,” Spectator (UK), February 5, 2011.

 

“Exit Joe: Lieberman and His Legacy,” the Forward, February 4, 2011.

 

 

“Obama a 'Reaganite'? It Just Might Work,” Wall Street Journal, February 16, 2010.

 

 

“Revolution Germ Will Spread in Arab World,” Bloomberg, February 15, 2010.

 
2010

 

 

“Is Obama's Muslim Outreach Working?” Wall Street Journal, December 29, 2010

 

 

“Let My People Go,” Jewish Ideas Daily, October 14, 2010.

 

 

“Goldstone: An Exegesis,” World Affairs, May/June 2010.

 

 

“Obama Jilts Israel for the Muslim World,” Moment, May/June 2010.

 

 

“R.I.P., Mariusz Handlik,” Wprost (Poland), April 16, 2010.

 

 

“The Pope and the End of Communism,” Wprost (Poland), April 2, 2010.

 

 

“America’s Ideals as an Antidote to Foreign Policy Partisanship,” World Politics Review, March 23, 2010

 

 

“Neocon Wrongs and Rights,” SAIS Review, Winter-Spring 2010.

 
2009

 

 “Assad’s Regime’s Shaky Foundations,” The Majalla, December 21, 2009.

 

 

“An Unforgiveable Mistake,” bitterlemons-international.org, August 13, 2009.

 

 

“After the Fall: 1989, Twenty Years On,” World Affairs, Summer 2009.

 

 

“For Radical Islam, the End Begins,” Washington Post (Outlook), June 28, 2009.

 

 

“The Abandonment of Democracy,” Commentary, July/August 2009.

 

 

“Twilight of the Ayatollahs,” Newsweek Polska, June 21, 2009.

 

 

“Junk Poll Boosted Tehran Tyrants,” New York Post, June 19, 2009.

 

 

“Last Chance To Avoid Conflict With The US,” The Majalla, June 11, 2009.

 

 

“Islamists Lose Ground in the Middle East,” Wall Street Journal, June 1, 2009.

 

 

“Obama's Folly: Courting Our Enemies and Criticizing Ourselves,” World Politics Review, May 5, 2009.

 

 

 
2008

“Prospects for Iran-US Talks, bitterlemons-international.org, December 04, 2008.

 

 

“Obama’s Leftism,” Commentary, October 2008.

 

 

“Two Cheers: Second Thoughts on the Bush Doctrine.” World Affairs, Fall, 2008.

 

 

“Obama’s Talking Cure.” Commentary, September 2008.

 

 

“The Future is Neocon.” The National Interest, September 2008.

 

 

“For Centuries, Poland Has Been a Home to the Jews,” Polska 22 March 2008.

 

 

“In Search of Moderate Muslims,” Commentary, February 2008 (with Charlie Szrom).

 

 

“Human Rights: After Reforms, Do Offenders Still Get a Free Pass?” The InterDependent, Winter 2007/2008

 

2007

"Iranian Bomb 'intolerable'" USA Today, November 20, 2007.

 

 

“Preemption, Israeli Style,” Los Angeles Times, October 14, 2007.

 

 

“The Past, Present, and Future of Neoconservatism,” Commentary, October 1, 2007.

 

 

“Egyptian Exile,” Wall Street Journal, September 24, 2007.

 

 

“Na bojisti mezi tradicí a modernitou,” Lidove Noviny (Czech Republic), August 12, 2007.

 

 

“The Roadblock to Arab Democracy,” Moment, August 2007.

 

 

“Winds of War,” Wall Street Journal, June 25, 2007.

 

 

“Pelosi’s Favorite Stalinist,” Weekly Standard, June 25, 2007.

 

 

“My Saudi Sojourn,” Commentary, June 2007.

 

 

“Zwyciestwo Sarkozy’ego moze zjednocyzc Zachod,” Dziennik (Poland), May 2007.

 

 

“Beyond Reform?” Ripon Forum, April/May 2007.

 

 

“Our Worst Ex-President,” Commentary, February 2007.

 

 

“A Sound Strategy,” Foreign Service Journal, February 2007.

 

 

“Saving the Neocons,” Foreign Policy, January/February 2007.

 

 

 

2006

“Bomb Iran,” LA Times, November 19, 2006.

 

 

“Operation Comeback,” Foreign Policy, November/December 2006.

 

 

“U.N. Redeemed,” National Review Online, October 6, 2006.

 

 

“The Arab Temptation,” Commentary, October 2006

 

 

“Weakening Rights to Save Them,” LA Times, September 15, 2006.

 

 

“Kacynski’s Visit,” Dziennik, September 17, 2006.

 

 

“Five Years after September 11,” Lidove Nivony (Czech), September 11, 2006.

 

 

“Human Rights Watch vs. Human Rights,” Weekly Standard, September 11, 2006.

 

 

“Standing by Bush,” Washington Post, August 13, 2006.

 

 

“’Disproportionate’ Criticism,” National Review Online, July 20, 2006. [Note: Article originally published in Dziennik on July 18, 2006.]

 

 

 “A Democracy Policy in Ashes,” The Washington Post, June 27, 2006.

 

 

“Inside the U.S.: The Foreign Policy Debate (Part Two),” Islamonline.net, May 22, 2006.

 

 

“Qaddafi’s good friend at the UN,” Weekly Standard, May 15, 2006.

 

 

“The Trials of Ayman Nour,” Wall Street Journal, May 8, 2006.

 

 

“US Foreign Policy: Explaining the Debate,” Islamonline.net, April 30, 2006.

 

 

“The US Will Act Alone If It Has To,” Bitterlemons-International.org, April 27, 2006.

 

 

“Comrades,” Commentary, January 2006.

 

 

2005

“Freedom had a good year,” LA Times, December 24, 2005.

 

 

“Jihad or Ballot-Box?” Wall Street Journal, December 13, 2005.

 

 

“Corruption, hypocrisy will always prevail,” LA Times, November 6, 2005.

 

 

“Defending and Advancing Freedom: A Symposium,” Commentary, November 2005.

 

 

“Social Democrat Neocon,” Wall Street Journal, October 22, 2005.

 

 

“The U.N.’s Terrorism Gap,” The Los Angeles Times, September 18, 2005.

 

 

 “Plus Ça Change,” Wall Street Journal, September 12, 2005.

 

 

“Among Arab Reformers,” Commentary, September 2005.

 

 

“What is Solidarity to the People of Generation ’69, Neo-Conservatives, Liberal Intellectuals?’ Europa, August 31, 2005.

 

“Communism,” Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Ethics (Macmillan, August 2005).

 

 

“Socialism,” Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Ethics (Macmillan, August 2005).

 

 

“In Weakness There is Strength,” bitterlemons-international.org, June 30, 2005.

 

 

“In Denial: Historians, Communism and Espionage,” Journal of Cold War Studies, March 9, 2005.

 

 

“Flawed but a Landmark,” bitterlemons-international.org, January 27, 2005.

 

 

“The Democratic Ideal,” Wall Street Journal, January 25, 2005.

 

 

“The Birth Pangs of Democracy,” LA Times, January 10, 2005.

 

 

“Why the Democrats Keep Losing,” Commentary, January 2005.

 

 

 

2004

“The Case Against the UN,” Commentary, November 2004.

 

 

“Peace Only With US Leadership,” Apple Daily, November 11, 2004.

 

 

“Human Rights Commission Ignores Human Rights,” Apple Daily, November 10, 2004.

 

 

“UN Can’t Maintain Peace,” Apple Daily, November 9, 2004.

 

 

“Never Apologize, Never Explain,” The Weekly Standard, November 1, 2004.

 

 

“Terrorism’s Silent Partner at the U.N.,” Los Angeles Times, October 19, 2004.

 

 

“US Winning the Ultimate Victory,” Apple Daily (Hong Kong), September 11, 2004.

 

 

“Kerry’s Cambodia Whopper,” Washington Post, August 24, 2004.

 

 

“In the Cold War, Kerry Froze,” Los Angeles Times, August 10, 2004.

 

 

“Arroyo Does a Munich,” The Australian, July 22, 2004.

 

 

“The Glass is Half-Full in Iraq,” The Australian, July 2, 2004.

 

 

“A Leader for Perilous Times,” Los Angeles Times, May 30, 2004.

 

 

‘The Richard Clarke Show,’ Commentary, May 2004.

 

 

“A Firm Message for Progress,” Israeli Policy Forum, April 28, 2004.

 

 

“EU vs. Hamas,” National Review Online, April 27, 2004.

 

 

“Who is to Blame for 9/11?” Welt am Sonntag, April 18, 2004.

 

 

“An American Mission,” Bitterlemons-International, April 15, 2004.

 

 

“Our Long September 11,” Jerusalem Post, March 18, 2004.

 

 

“The Betrayal of Democracy,” Jerusalem Post, March 4, 2004.

 

 

“The Mind of George Soros,” Commentary, March 2004.

 

 

“Bringing Democracy to the Arab World,” Current History, January 2004.

 

 
 

2003

“Kerry’s Inner Dove,” Washington Post, February 23, 2003.

 

 

 

“Listening to Arabs,” Commentary, December 1, 2003.

 

 

“For ‘New Europe,’ the Silent Treatment,” Washington Post, October 21, 2003.

 

 

“Boudin vs. America: What the Weathermen Sought,” National Review Online, September 23, 2003

 

 

“Unfair and Unbalanced: Why the Media Did a Lousy Job Covering the Intifada,” Weekly Standard, September 22, 2003.

 

 

“Rise of Neo-Cons No Jewish conspiracy,” The Australian, September 15, 2003.

 

 

“Democracy for Arabs, Too,” Washington Post, September 2, 2003.

 

 

“The Neoconservative Cabal,” Commentary, September 2003.

 

 

“America Loses Its Voice,” Weekly Standard, June 9, 2003.

 

 

“The New Gloomsayers,” Commentary, June 2003.

 

 

“The Neoconservatives Unmasked,” International Herald Tribune, May 6, 2003.

 

“Postcard from the ‘New Europe,’” Commentary, April 2003.

 

 

“A RoadMap To Nowhere,” The Weekly Standard, March 24, 2003.

 

 

“We’re Better Off Without That U.N. Resolution,” Wall Street Journal, March 18, 2003.

 

 

“Facing Up To North Korea,” Commentary, March 2003.

 

 

“Marquee At Last,” Wall Street Journal, January 17, 2003.

 

2002

 

“The Bush Manifesto,” Commentary, December 2002.

 

 

“The European Disease,” The American Enterprise, December 2002

 

 

“Marxism,” Foreign Policy, November-December 2002.

 

 

“What the Americans Expect of Us,” Die Welt, October, 12, 2002.

 

 

“New World, Old World: Friends or Not?” BBC Russian Service, September 11, 2002

 

 

“The Prof Who Can’t Count Straight,” The Weekly Standard, August 26-September 2, 2002.

 

 

“Racking Up Afghan Casualties,” The Wall Street Journal Europe, August 21, 2002.

 

 

“Democracy’s Quiet Victory,” The New York Times, August 19, 2002.

 

 

“Europe’s Foreign Policy Is Dishonest - Not America’s”, Die Welt, August 14, 2002.

 

 

“The UN on the Loose,” Commentary, July-August 2002.

 

 

“Marx Meets Oedipus: Where Socialism Lives On,” National Review Online, May 8, 2002.

 

 

“Hearts, Minds, and the War Against Terror,” Commentary, May 2002.

 

 

“Socialism’s Last Stand,” Commentary, March 2002.

 

 

“Religion vs. Socialism,” The American Enterprise, March 2002.

 

 

“Freedom and the Arab Word,” The Weekly Standard, December 31, 2001/January 7, 2002.

 

 

2001

“Diplomacy for regions, the world: Henry Kissinger still advising and prescribing,” Washington Times, July 1, 2001.

 

 

“The Truth Will Set China Free,” The Wall Street Journal, April 10, 2001.

 

 

2000

 

“Democracy: A Right of All Nations,” Issues in Global Education, The American Forum for Global Education, Issue No. 162 & 163, 2000-2001.

 

 

“Democracy: A Right of All Nations,” Issues of Democracy. An Electronic Journal of the U.S. Department of State, Volume 5, Number 1, May 2000.

 

 

“Western Europe Tells the East: Keep Quiet,” The Wall Street Journal Europe, April 3, 2000.

 

 

“Taiwan Elects the President of China,” Hong Kong Daily Apple, March 17, 2000.

 

 

“American Power - For What?: A Symposium,” Commentary, January 2000

 

1999

 

“Machines Are (Sort of) Predictable.  Man Isn’t,” The Wall Street Journal,  December 29, 1999.

 

 

“Apply the Reagan Doctrine to Iraq,” The Wall Street Journal, November 3, 1999.

 

 

“Unconstructive Engagement: China’s Version of Law and Order,” The Washington Times, September 16, 1999.

 

 

“Reds,” Commentary, September 1999.

 

 

“The United States- Unintentional Warrior,” The Washington Times, August 16, 1999.

 

 

“China Should Take Note of America’s War Record,” The Australian Financial Review, June, 11, 1999.

 

 

“U.S. Critics Caught Up In a Daze of Empire,” The Australian Financial Review, June 6, 1999.

 

 

“The Road to Kosovo,” Commentary, June 1999.

 

 

“How Milosevic May Save NATO,” The Wall Street Journal Europe, April 23-24, 1999.

 

 

“Yankee, Come Here,” The Washington Times, April 13, 1999.

 

 

“How to Wreck NATO,” Commentary, April 1999, Vol. 107 no. 4.

 

 

“Terrorism at the Multiplex,” Commentary, January 1999, Vol. 107 no. 1.

 

 

“Poland Ten Years Later,” The American Spectator, January 1999.

 

 
 

1998

“U.S. Dominance Not Winning Any Popularity Contests,” USA Today, October 27, 1998.

 

 

“Nerve Gas, Lies and Videotape,” Commentary, September 1998.

 

 

“The End of History Begins Anew,” Los Angeles Times, June 29, 1998.

 

 

“Fragile French Egos Give Rise to New Cold War,” USA Today, May 19, 1998.

 

1997

“Why Die for Danzig?” Commentary, October 1997.

 

 

“A Bigger NATO?” The American Enterprise, July/August 1997.

 

 

“Why Iran Is (Still) a Menace,” Commentary, July, 1997.  (With Jeffrey Gedmin)

 

 

“Demjanjuk: A Summing Up,” Commentary, April 1997.

 

 

“Ambivalent Power, Ambivalent Democracy,” Freedom Review, January/February 1997.

 

 

“Why the Republicans Lost, and Won,” Commentary, January 1997.

 

1996

 

 

“Using Force as a Tourniquet,” The New York Times Magazine, December 15, 1996.

 

 

“Christopher Redux: The Career and Record of George Mitchell,” The Weekly Standard, November 18, 1996.

 

 

“The Anti-Defense League,” Commentary, November, 1996 (With Lawrence Kaplan).

 

 

“Carrying a Small Stick,” National Review, September 2, 1996.

 

 

“Prioritize Our Enemies,” Los Angeles Times, August 7, 1996.

 

 

“Means Test,” The New Republic, August 5, 1996.

 

 

“Cambodia Journal,” The American Spectator, August 1996.

 

 

“Resisting the Siren Call of Isolationism,” National Catholic Register, July 14, 1996.

 

 

“Killing Foreign Policy from Both Sides,” The Washington Times, July 11, 1996.

 

 

“What Use Is the UN?” Commentary, April 1996.

 

 

“Affording Foreign Policy,” Foreign Affairs, March/April 1996.

 

 

“Runaround Suharto,” The Weekly Standard, January 22, 1996.

 

1995

“Facing Up to Black Anti-Semitism,” Commentary, December 1995.

 

 

“A Deal With the Devil Won't Stick,” Los Angeles Times, November 30, 1995.

 

 

Contribution to “The National Prospect, A Symposium,” Commentary, November 1995.

 

 

“Will Justice Fall Victim to Bosnian Peace?” National Catholic Register, October 15, 1995.

 

 

“Dealing with anti-Semitism in Poland,” The Washington Times, July 20, 1995.

 

 

“Germany and Iran,” The Washington Times, June 15, 1995.

 

 

“Why Foreign Policy Matters,” The Washington Times, June 2, 1995 (with Adrian Karatnycky).

 

 

“An Emerging Republican Foreign Policy?” Freedom Review, May-June, 1995.

 

 

“Clintonism Abroad,” Commentary, February, 1995.

 

1994

 

“Yellow Rose,” The New Republic, December 5, 1994.

 

 

“Push for More Democracy,” The Washington Post, November 15, 1994.

 

 

“How the Cold War Ended,” Commentary, November, 1994.

 

 

“Blaming America First,” Middle East Quarterly, September, 1994.

 

 

“To Act or Not to Act in New World Order,” National Catholic Register, August 7, 1994

 

 

“Carter's Dictators,” The New Republic, July 11, 1994.

 

 

“Hypocricy on Haiti,” Commentary, July, 1994.

 

 

“Radio Free Asia, Not Trade Sanctions,” Los Angeles Times, May 11, 1994.

 

1993

“Beyond Self-Defense,” Commentary, December, 1993.

 

 

“The Trouble With Halperin,” Forward, November 5, 1993.

 

 

“Bosnia's Tragedy is the Shame of the West,” National Catholic Register, October 10, 1993.

 

 

“Exporting Democracy,” Review Essay in Orbis, Fall, 1993.

 

 

“Lament of a Clinton Supporter,” Commentary, August, 1993.

 

 

“Why Accept the Hubris of Tyrants?” The Los Angeles Times, June 15, 1993.

 

 

“Tune In to Democracy,” The New York Times, June 15, 1993.

 

 

“Forsaking Bosnia, Clinton Signals U.S. Retreat,” Wall Street Journal, June 10, 1993.

 

 

“Balance of Power in Bosnia,” The Washington Post, February 15, 1993.

 

 

“Why the Democrats Finally Won,” Commentary, January 1993.

 

1992

“The Strange Debate Over Bosnia,” Commentary, November 1992.

 

 

“Conservatives for Clinton,” The New Republic, November 2, 1992.

 

 

“Losing the Peace,” Commentary, July 1992.

 

 

“Eastern Europe’s ‘Terrible Twos,’” Journal of Democracy, January 1992.

 

 

MacArthur's Millions,” American Spectator, January 1992

 

1991

“Unmet Needs Will Always Be With Us,” The Los Angeles Times, October 14, 1991.

 

 

“The Vietnam Paradigm,” Commentary, May 1991.

 

 

“Right to Intervene,” The Washington Post, April 23, 1991.

 

 

“Dellums' Dilemma,” The New Republic, March 11, 1991.

 

 

“Decline Should Be So Sweet,” The Los Angeles Times, March 1, 1991.

 

 

“Striking a Balance with Evil,” The Los Angeles Times, January 31, 1991.

 

 

“At Last, Pax Americana,” The New York Times, January 24, 1991.

 

 

“Patrick Buchanan and the Jews,” Commentary, January, 1991.

 

1990

“What is The New World Order?” Reason Magazine, December 12, 1990.

 

 

“Leningrad Postcard - Postwar Blues,” The New Republic, November 5, 1990.

 

 

“Mandela in America,” Commentary, October, 1990.

 

 

“New Isolationism, Same Old Mistake,” New York Times, August 28, 1990.

 

 

“Is Collective Security Just a Chimera?” Los Angeles Times, August 3, 1990.

 

 

“Share a Vision and Break the Mold” Los Angeles Times, May 30, 1990.

 

 

“Out of Soviet Metamorphosis, Hope for a World of Law,” The Los Angeles Times, March 11, 1990.

 

 

“Gorbachev, the True Communist,” The American Enterprise, March-April, 1990.

 

 

“Gorbachev's Intellectual Odyssey,” The New Republic, March 5, 1990.

 

 

“Dictatorships and Single Standards: How Western Resolve Toppled an Evil Empire,” Crisis, February, 1990.

Before 1990

 

“Bully a Mouse, Kiss a Dragon,” The Los Angeles Times, December 22, 1989.

 

 

“Summit Goals:  Nicaragua's Election...,” The New York Times, November 29, 1989.

 

 

“East Bloc: More Than Ever, A House Divided,” The Wall Street Journal, September 13, 1989.

 

 

“A Step Solidarity Has to Take,” The New York Times, August 19, 1989.

 

 

“Poland Speaks,” The World & I, August, 1989.

 

 

“U.S. Political Parties Abroad,” The Washington Quarterly, Summer 1989.

 

 

“Why the Democrats Lost Again,” Commentary, February 1989.

 

 

“Glastnostrums,” The New Republic, January 30, 1989.

 

 

“Poland's Regime Sends in the Goons,” The New York Times, Monday, December 26, 1988.

 

 

“The Sound of Free Poland,” The American Spectator, November, 1988.

 

 

“They've Thrown in the Towel,” The Washington Times, Wednesday, August 10, 1988.

 

 

“Glasnost, the KGB, and the Nation,” Commentary, June 1988.

 

 

“How I Got Smart: A Young Marxist Throws in the Towel,” Crisis, June 1988.

 

 

“How Not to Drive a Hard Bargain on Nicaragua,” The Wall Street Journal, March 23, 1988.

 

 

“If aid fails...and impugners prevail,” The Washington Times, January 28, 1988.

 

 

“Albert Gore: A Dove in Hawk's Feathers,” Wall Street Journal,  January 12, 1988.

 

 

“A Hawk Praises the Treaty,” New York Times, December 9, 1987.

 

 

“Astonishing Moments: Distinguished observers select the single most astonishing development of the last twenty years,” American Spectator, December, 1987.

 

 

“What is to be Done?” The New Republic, November 30, 1987.

 

 

“Arias Plan a Self Negating Prophecy,” The Washington Times, August 5, 1987.

 

 

“Culture and Development,” The National Interest, Summer, 1987.

 

 

“Maximum Feasible Containment,” The New Republic, June 1, 1987.

 

 

“Democrats Offer No Good Alternative to the Reagan Doctrine,” Wall Street Journal, January 29, 1987.

 

 

“The Nicaragua Debate,” Foreign Affairs, Winter 1986/87.

 

 

“Reagan Dooms His Foreign Policy,” New York Times, December 7, 1986.

 

 

“Sandinista Anti-Semitism and Its Apologists,” Commentary, September, 1986 (with Susan Alberts and Antony Korenstein).

 

 

“Terror in the Townships: A South Africa Update,” American Spectator, July 1986.

 

 

“We Must Ignore Protests and Defend Our Citizens,” Los Angeles Times, April 17, 1986.

 

 

“The Paper War Against Terrorism,” Insight, April 7, 1986.

 

 

“Is Israel Good for America?” National Review, March 28, 1986.

 

 

“Nicaragua's Slow March to Communism,” This World, Winter 1986.

 

 

“We're All Moderates Now,” American Spectator, February, 1986.

 

 

“Reagan's Carter Policy on Handling Terrorism,” New York Times, January 15, 1986.

 

 

“Arresting Arafat,” The New Republic, December 30, 1985.

 

 

“Exporting Democracy: A Progress Report,” American Spectator, November, 1985.

 

 

“Israel Has the Right to Fight Back,” Miami Herald, October 6, 1985.

 

 

“The PLO's Terrorist Baggage,” The Washington Times, September 23, 1985.

 

 

“Why it Mattered,” National Catholic Register, April 28, 1985.

 

 

“Topple the Sandinistas,” New York Times, March 3, 1985.

 

 

“Time for a Change at TIME,” Detroit News, February 6, 1985.

 

 

“Why the Democrats Lost,” Commentary, January, 1985.

 

 

“‘Communophilism’ and the Institute for Policy Studies,” World Affairs, Winter 1984-85.

 

 

“The National Council of Churches and the U.S.S.R.,” This World, No. 9 (Fall 1984).

 

 

“The Cruz Alternative,” The New Republic, October 8, 1984.

 

 

“Manipulating the Miskitos,” The New Republic, August 6, 1984.

 

 

“Endowing Democracy,” New York Times, June 18, 1984.

 

 

“Israel and the Democratic Left,” Wall Street Journal, June 6, 1984.

 

 

“Reagan: Human Rights With a Difference,” Los Angeles Times, May 22, 1984.

 

 

“A King Holiday for an American Victory,” Los Angeles Times, October 14, 1983.

 

 

“For Civil Rights, the Center May Not Hold,” Los Angeles Times, August 14, 1983.

 

 

“Misreporting the Pulitzer Prize,” Policy Review, No. 25 (Summer 1983).

 

 

“McCarthyism Aims Right,” American Spectator, August 1983.

 

 

“Pliant Protestants,” The New Republic, June 13, 1983.

 

 

“Misreporting Lebanon,” Policy Review, No. 23 (Winter 1983).

 

 

“The Intellectual Odyssey of Milovan Djilas,” World Affairs, Spring 1983.

 

 

“The Perils of a Nuclear Freeze,” World Affairs, Fall 1982.

 

 

“CBS vs. Defense,” Commentary, September,1981 (with John E. Haynes).

 

 

“Theories of the New Class,” World Affairs, Fall 1981.

 

 

“The Think Tank of the Left,” New York Times Magazine, April 26, 1981.

 

 

“Expectations of SALT I; Lessons for SALT II,” World Affairs, Winter 1980-1981.

 

 

“Policy Making in the Senate,” Washington Quarterly, Autumn 1980.

 

 

“Turnabout in the Senate,” Commentary, November, 1980.

 

 

“Kennedy's Foreign Policy: What the Record Shows,” Commentary, December, 1979.

 

 

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