How realistic are the politics, international relations, and war strategy in ‘Game of Thrones,’ and how does our daily life reflect in the fantasy series?
Mark Twain rejected the simplistic, good-guys-always-win type of Sunday school stories with overtly moral themes that he was raised on.
The old willingness to ‘pay any price, bear any burden’ is waning. There is no reason we should subsidize others’ luxuries, let alone when we have so many problems at home.
‘Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons,’ a current Frick exhibit, brings together for the first time in this country 13 monumental paintings of the biblical patriarch Jacob and his 12 sons.
A leaked Trump administration memo says America should stop ‘badgering’ allies on issues such as democracy, the rule of law, or human rights. There’s some truth there.
Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations does its best to form a synthesis out of Steve Bannon’s nationalism and George W. Bush’s foreign policy.
In our post-therapeutic culture, we’ve become obsessed with evil, decay, and corruption. That’s why we love ‘Game of Thrones.’
Nearly all of the U.S foreign policy establishment is now aligned with the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party. That’s not surprising.
It is better to strive for what’s best than surrender to moral and social erosion. It’s in the journey toward the ideal that we improve ourselves and those around us.
The Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens’ new book, “America in Retreat”, cannot establish a coherent intellectual framework for U.S. foreign policy.
The Federalist interviews Rand Paul on ISIS, his critics, and foreign policy.
American foreign policy is currently languishing in a netherworld of indeterminacy that goes by the name of Etchasketchistan.
Rand Paul can control how he presents himself. What he cannot control is the chaos of world events.
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