The Voegelin Enigma
Eric Voegelin smashed every category, scrambled every dichotomy, and spurned every orthodoxy he encountered to discover what ailed modern Western society.
How the son of Syrian immigrants accidentally became one of Toledo’s rock-and-roll impresarios.
Nudge, or Shove?
Cass Sunstein’s ‘libertarian paternalism’ doesn’t just sound oxymoronic; it actually is. Liberalism deserves more forthright advocacy.
Iraq and Ruin
Two recent books by Iraqis on their country’s lost opportunities for democracy are themselves lost in wishful thinking.
Hot Stuff, Cold Logic
Politically correct climate change orthodoxy has completely destroyed our ability to think rationally about the environment.
Unraveling the ensemble of motives behind France’s sale of amphibious assault craft to Russia is no simple matter.
The New Industrial Espionage
The information revolution has rendered obsolete the legacy legal regime on intellectual property rights, enabling spying for commercial purposes to morph into a strategic issue.
Russia’s Sub Rosa Statecraft
Spying, mole-planting, subversion, and financial arm-twisting are major components of Moscow’s new hybrid campaign against European democracies.