2011-08-12

Date: 
Friday, August 12, 2011

Is Obama an Isolationist?

President Barack Obama’s June 22 speech announcing his plans for eventual withdrawal from Afghanistan has prompted debate about troop numbers and timetables. But...

Dappled Thing

Terrence Malick is the most intuitive, the most blissed-out of American moviemakers. Let Martin Scorsese fixate on his gangsters and obsessives, let Woody Allen...

Amazed

Sometimes, entering her office and crossing from the door to her desk, or while at her desk pausing to look up from her work, she catches, instantly the whole space...

Babbling Spirit

David Brooks has earned his reputation as a conservative whom liberals can like by appearing both more principled and more flexible than the Republican consensus....

Challenging Caesar

In 1998, four years after publishing his best-selling book Crossing the Threshold of Hope, Pope John Paul II issued an apostolic letter on the nature of episcopal...