Magazine July 08, 2019, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• By the time he’s done, Joe Biden will have disowned Amtrak.

• Iran blew up a couple of tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, one of the most important commercial thoroughfares in the world. There’s been skepticism on the left and in Europe over the intelligence, but there’s little doubt — the Iranians have threatened to carry out such attacks, and a video captured one of their boats removing an unexploded mine, which would be crucial evidence, from the hull of one of the ships. The operative question isn’t “Whodunit?” but “What to do?” Such threats in the Strait should

NR Editors includes members of the editorial staff of the National Review magazine and website.

In This Issue



Books, Arts & Manners




A reader responds to a recent article by Avik Roy, ‘Socialized Medicine Is Bad for Your Health.’

Plowing the Web

‘Beyond parody — Fox Business cuts away from Trump’s speech right after he laments, bizarrely, that tractors can’t hook up to the internet.’


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