It went very well, though I fear it was too weedy (I accept the bulk of the blame there). Good turnout. The biggest problem is that it went too long so we didn’t have time for Q&A or more crosstalk. Michael Ledeen was very generous and interesting, Fred Siegel was respectful in his criticism — and vastly more impressive and substantial than I thought his review reflected — and Ronald Radosh was incredibly generous with his praise of the book and deeply informed in his comments. I’ll have more comments tomorrow — and I think they’ll have a video tape and/or podcast on the web — but for now I just want to thank moderator Yuval Levin and the good folks at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the Hudson Institute for the opportunity.
The policy was first instated by President Reagan to ensure that taxpayers would not be required to indirectly fund abortions in other countries.
How likely is it that this dangerous ideological agenda is about to get worse?
Pro-life lawmakers pledge to resist spending bills that don’t include the Hyde amendment.
Never mind how he voted.
Democratic impeachment managers have a duty to explain how Officer Sicknick died.
Minneapolis is a nice city no longer.
‘So since there [is] so much interest in this report, a summary only would not satisfy the curiosity of the readers,’ Ben Embarek said.
The Left’s venomous attacks against Texas for lifting restrictions are more divisive than usual.
Policies to keep great-power competition from becoming great-power conflict.
Does it matter, and why if so?
Significant fraud is rare, but certain voting reforms are still needed.
Chloé Zhao’s gorgeous, melancholy film makes the nomad life seem like it admits of multiple interpretations, which capture different true things.