The Latest

Politics & Policy

Decline or Fall?

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece appeared in the Jan 27, 1989, issue of National Review. AN ELDERLY WOMAN in a peasant scarf lights a candle and kneels piously at the altar in ...
Politics & Policy

Travels in Fidel-Land

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece appears in the May 23, 2005, issue of National Review. As we started speaking about my visit, Father José María removed the telephone cord from the receiver ...
Politics & Policy

The Pope as Pole

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece appears in the April 25, 2005, issue of National Review. Poland’s mourning for John Paul II is special, as might be expected: All the newspapers are framed ...
Politics & Policy

Pride of Poland

A Secret Life: The Polish Officer, His Covert Mission, and the Price He Paid to Save His Country, by Benjamin Weiser (PublicAffairs, 400 pp., $27.50) The subject of this remarkable book, ...
Politics & Policy

Poles, Spaniards, Thais . . .

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article appears in the February 23, 2004, issue of National Review. “Please fasten your seatbelts and point your machine guns out of the plane,” requested the stewardess matter-of-factly. ...