Obama Against ISIS: The End of Halfheartedness?
September 09, 2014
Interventionists are not less calm than isolationists; we are only more sleep-deprived.
Obama thought he could end humanitarian intervention. He was momentously wrong.
Israel and Gaza: A Just and Unjust War
August 06, 2014
The conduct of a war must influence the way we think about it.
Israel at War With Hamas and Itself
July 16, 2014
The ugly realities of murders and missiles.
Fouad Ajami, 1945-2014
June 25, 2014
Farewell to a master and a friend
A Defense (Sort of) of Twitter
June 12, 2014
Leon Wieseltier responds to Alain de Botton's attack on Twitter.
Saul Bellow's Ferocious Beliefs
June 10, 2014
Saul's particular combination of intellectuality and vitality was not paradoxical, it was category-shattering.
A critical take on the new president and the established poet.
Obama, the Shoah, and Syria
May 21, 2014
If the president is not prepared to “do something now and quickly,” then he should stifle himself.
Leon Wieselteir speaks to a gathering in Kiev about the fight for liberty, democracy, and pluralism.