Volume VII, Number 4, Fall 2007
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: Forcing the Spring
William Voegeli: The Trouble with Limited GovernmentAre we all big-government conservatives now?
Steven F. Hayward: Reagan and the HistoriansGiving the Gipper his due.
Angelo M. Codevilla: American Statecraft and the Iraq WarLearning from our mistakes.
John J. Pitney, Jr.: Books in BriefBrief reviews of Reluctant Crusaders: Power, Culture, and Change in American Grand Strategy, by Colin Dueck;
The End of Government...As We Know It: Making Public Policy Work, by Elaine C. Kamarck;
and The Inner Vision: Liberty and Literature, edited by Edward B. McLean.
Reviews of Books
Harvey Sicherman: A Thousand and One NightsA review of Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, by Michael B. Oren
Charles R. Kesler: No Euphoria YetA review of Making War to Keep Peace, by Jeane J. Kirkpatrick;
World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism, by Norman Podhoretz;
and Mugged by Reality: The Liberation of Iraq and the Failure of Good Intentions, by John Agresto
Bradley C. S. Watson: Behind the Veil of IgnoranceA review of Illiberal Justice: John Rawls vs. the American Political Tradition, by David Lewis Schaefer
Algis Valiunas: Aryan SisterA review of Leni Riefenstahl: A Life, by Jürgen Trimborn, translated by Edna McCown
and Leni: The Life and Work of Leni Riefenstahl, by Steven Bach
David L. Tubbs: From Under the RubbleA review of The Solzhenitsyn Reader: New and Essential Writings, 1947-2005, by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, edited by Edward E. Ericson, Jr., and Daniel J. Mahoney
Joseph Tartakovsky: Mother TongueA review of Inventing English: A Portable History of the Language, by Seth Lerer
Christopher Nadon: Back to the CaveA review of Plato Republic , by Plato, translated by Joe Sachs
and The Republic, by Plato, translated by R.E. Allen
Cheryl Miller: The Genius of Old New YorkA review of Edith Wharton, by Hermione Lee
Mark A. Heberle: Making It NewA review of The Curtain: An Essay in Seven Parts, by Milan Kundera
John Derbyshire: China Discovers the WestA review of The Dragon and the Foreign Devils: China and the World, 1100 B.C. to the Present, by Harry G. Gelber
Eva Brann: Welcome to ColonusA review of The Theban Plays of Sophocles , translated by David R. Slavitt
Mark Blitz: The Broad Ground of CourageA review of Plato and the Virtue of Courage, by Linda R. Rabieh
Michael Barone: Land of the FreeA review of America: The Last Best Hope (Volume I): From the Age of Discovery to a World at War
and America: The Last Best Hope (Volume II): From a World at War to the Triumph of Freedom, by William J. Bennett
Martha Bayles: Out of FocusMartin Scorsese’s The Departed is a blurry copy of the Hong Kong original.
Mark Helprin: A Rare Alignment
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