Sumantra Maitra
Sumantra Maitra
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Sumantra Maitra is a doctoral researcher at the University of Nottingham, UK, and a senior contributor to The Federalist. His research is in great power-politics and neorealism. He also writes for Quillette, Providence Magazine, Spectator US, The Telegraph, Claremont Review of Books, International Affairs, Washington Examiner, and other publications. You can find him on Twitter @MrMaitra.

Taking On ‘Cuties’ Culture Should Be An Easy Move For The Right

Normalizing child sexualization did not start with ‘Cuties.’ The defensive reaction to it, however, just clarified the stakes for the future.

Pentagon: China’s Military Has Begun To Surpass The United States’s

New Pentagon paper paints a grim picture of a fractured, debt-ridden America in competition with an emerging Chinese empire.

WSJ: Trump To Pick Foreign Policy Realist As Afghanistan Ambassador

Scholar, Afghanistan veteran, and naval reservist Will Ruger wants to pull U.S. troops out immediately. His elevation implies the president finally understands that personnel is policy.

People Won’t Vote For Republicans If They Can’t Restore Order In The Streets

As cities are held hostage by amateur warlords, it is time to remember that inaction in the face of hostility discredits conservatism a lot more than radical marches and riots.

Why The United States Needs To Put Its Weight Behind France In The Mediterranean

For American strategists, it should be considered a gift from heaven that France, one of America’s oldest allies, is now volunteering to shoulder additional security burdens.

New Paper Confirms Just How Rigged Higher Education Is Against The Right

A devastating new policy report provides data on how conservatives are sidelined in western academia. Now, conservatives have to decide what to do about it.

Why Kamala Harris’s Stealth Radicalism Is Worse Than Bernie Democrats’ Open Radicalism

A thought police White House essentially run by Harris, while being portrayed as ‘moderate’ compared to the open socialism of Bernie Sanders, will be no less radical or dangerous.

New Study Finds Sweden’s Refusal To Lock Down Saved The Economy Without Sacrificing Lives

Sweden has an intact economy, a citizenry with greater immunity to COVID-19, and a death rate per million lower than Italy’s — all with no lockdown.

War Looms In The Mediterranean And Threatens To Entangle The Great Powers

America and the United Kingdom would be wise to let Egypt, France, and Greece take the lead in balancing a dangerous and resurgent Turkey.

Hong Kong Is The New East Germany

As Beijing’s financial backbone, the loss of too many Hong Kongers to destinations throughout the nations of the British Commonwealth would be a huge loss to China.

Hagia Sophia’s Reversion Into A Mosque Is A Turning Point In History

While Americans behead Columbus and the British topple Rhodes, Hagia Sophia’s reconversion shows that the rest of the world still reveres national history, and it gives them strength.

Only Tom Hanks Could Have Made New WWII Drama ‘Greyhound’

No fictional horror will ever compare to standing in a warship guarding supply convoys during a stormy mid-Atlantic night, hunted by German submarine wolf-packs.

If The Right Is Serious About The Culture War, It Needs To Clean House In Education

As politics is downstream of culture, and conservatives sit at a disadvantage, fixing the leftist bias in corporate media and academia are the first steps.

How Liberalism’s Global Contradictions Gave Rise To Donald Trump

A new book by Patrick Porter, ‘The False Promise of Liberal Order,’ charts where American grand strategy went wrong, what led to the global backlash since 2016, and what is the future way forward.

3 Crucial Lessons From Great Britain’s University-Driven Cultural Revolution

Unless conservatives urgently tackle the hubs of radicalism, the next time any leftist government is in power, the revolution will have the full backing of the establishment.

Why We Should All Be Troubled By Europe’s Violent Weekend

A chaotic weekend of mayhem and violence across Europe showed the impotence of European governments and the limits of the progressive model of policing.

Exposing The Dangers Of Anarchy Begins In The Classroom

The hubs of insurgency are within our universities. To ensure the continuation of our way of life, they must be confronted.

Republican Leaders Need A Lesson In Law And Order From Richard Nixon

As Nixon knew in 1968, if Republicans fail to be the party of benevolent order, people will elect anyone who gives them the justice they demand.

How A New Asian Alliance Will Press The West’s Advantages Against China

The time to formalize the Quad has come, and the United States should help Australia in that endeavour and lead the effort.

How Blind Faith In Scientific Expertise Wrecked The Economy

One British scientist, a severely flawed model, and a thousand braying imbeciles on social media ordering everyone to ‘have faith in science’ led to the next economic crisis.