A Pop Star Is Dead, But Her Sexiness Is Immortal
August 13, 2013
After hearing the news that Eydie Gormé died on Saturday, I found myself wondering, not for the first time, how it is that certain female pop singers, whose singing appears not to be sexy, are sexy.
What Camus Understood About the Middle East
August 12, 2013
The Algerian Chronicles of Albert Camus reveal the callous simplicity of conventional anti-colonialist dogma.
Arguing Iraq—Ten Years Later
March 20, 2013
MICHAEL IGNATIEFF: "For all the talk about futility and perversity in interventions, it is well to remember that not all of them have failed."
The Source of El Comandante's Power
March 08, 2013
What I learned from meeting Hugo Chavez.
The Strange Power of Les Mis, the Book
March 02, 2013
Why the most dramatic parts of Les Misérables are also the most politically incisive.
Welcome to Phase Three of the Arab Spring
February 22, 2013
Islamists are waning in the Arab world. But will Obama notice?