Amelia Crane

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​Who Put the Hit Out on a Florida Criminal Justice Professor?

A nasty custody fight ended in an assassination allegedly orchestrated by a woman with ties to the family of slain scholar Dan Markel's ex-wife. But who actually wanted him dead?<p>In the hours before and after Dan Markel was shot in the head outside his home in Tallahassee, Florida, two years ago, …

Crime

The Latest: Westbrook says fatal Tulsa shooting hits home

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on an Oklahoma police officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed black man (all times local):<p>1:55 p.m.<p>Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star guard Russell Westbrook says "something has to change" in the United States following the recent police shootings of black men in Tulsa, …

Donald Trump and the War on the Brains of the Right

There’s an old story about a campaign stop for Adlai Stevenson, who ran against Eisenhower as the Democratic Party’s candidate in 1952 and 1956. …

It's not at war, but up to 3% of its people have fled. What is going on in Eritrea?

Adam is just 16 years old, but the events of his short life illustrate why so many Eritreans are fleeing their country. At 14, he became the oldest male member of his family still living at home, as the others had been called up for indefinite military service.<p>With no father or older brother to …

#NRORevolt, explained

Donald Trump has been tearing the Republican primary apart for months now, and the success of his campaign has begun exposing cracks in the broader conservative movement.<p>One window into these strains is the #NRORevolt hashtag, in which NRO stands for National Review Online, the digital edition of …

A Stalwart Conservative Belatedly Recognizes the Movement's Problems

Jonah Goldberg attacks the flawed thinking of Donald Trump supporters, but not its earlier iterations on the populist right.<p>Conservative pundit Jonah Goldberg, an early architect of <i>National Review Online</i>, declared in a Labor Day weekend attack on Donald Trump and his supporters, “if this is the …

Political Science

No Movement That Embraces Trump Can Call Itself Conservative

EDITOR’S NOTE: <i>The following is Jonah Goldberg’s weekly “news”letter, the G-File. Subscribe here to get the G-File delivered to your inbox on …

Confirmed: Republicans like Democratic ideas better when they're Trump's

Lucky for me that I’ve never thought my blogging made a lick of difference to anyone or else reading this last night would have left me looking for a …

Contra Codevilla on Kissinger

Kissinger loomed large in U.S. foreign policy for many years. But he can’t be blamed for everything.<p>Angelo Codevilla is mistaken in imputing to me an …

Unpacking Black’s Defense of Kissinger

Conrad Black attempts to dissociate Henry Kissinger from the last half-century’s fiascos.<p>My review, in the <i>Claremont Review of Books</i>, of Henry …

Codevilla Is Very Wrong on Kissinger

<i>T</i><i>he Claremont Review of Books</i> requested my reply – in their pages — to Angelo Codevilla’s review of Henry Kissinger’s latest book, <i>World Order</i>, as …

The Courage of His Contradictions

A Reckless and Indefensible Assault on Henry Kissinger

From my most recent NRO article, on a rather unfortunate book review: “Angelo Codevilla’s review of Henry Kissinger’s <i>World Order</i> is an astonishingly …

Recovering the American Idea

United States

Equality and Liberty

Equality

What Becomes a Liar Most?

Tom Wolfe’s California

Tom Wolfe is most identified with New York City, for good reason. He has lived and worked in Manhattan since the early 1960s, and New York dominates …

The Microaggression Farce

In November 2013, two dozen graduate students at the University of California at Los Angeles marched into an education class and announced a protest …

Microaggression, Macro-Crazy

Microaggression, Macro-Crazy<i>The University of California keeps upping the ante in its search for imaginary bias.</i> Photo By Getty ImagesEarly this …

University of California

The Scorching of California

The Scorching of California<i>How Green extremists made a bad drought worse</i> MICAH ALBERT/REDUXThe drought has threatened to turn large tracts of …

Water

The Green Behind California’s Greens

The Green Behind California’s Greens<i>A handful of superrich donors have created the illusion of a grassroots environmental movement.</i> …

Silicon Valley

Hanoi’s Capitalist Revolution

Hanoi’s Capitalist Revolution<i>Free markets, private businesses, malls, and a middle class —not what Ho Chi Minh had in mind.</i> JOHN HARPER/CORBISHanoi …

Vietnam

Did Mass Incarceration Destroy the Black Family?

Did Mass Incarceration Destroy the Black Family?<i>No, and here’s why.</i>As riots in Ferguson and Baltimore heated up this past winter and spring, so did …

Crime

Is American Government in Decay?

Is American Government in Decay?<i>Francis Fukuyama and other critics misinterpret democratic messiness as existential crisis.</i>by Adam WhiteThe ink was …

Political Science