By: Elliott Banfield
Posted: October 12, 2004
This article appeared in: Vol. III, Number 3 - Summer 2003
By: Elliott Banfield
Nation building doesn't happen in a day, a year, or even a decade.
The battle of Iraq is one victory in a war on terror that began on September 11.... The war on terror is not over; yet it is not endless.
Listening to liberal radio - so you don't have to.
Lead us not into the pacifist temptation.
Why economics is far from dismal.
The good American and the good European.
A review of Bush at War, by Bob Woodward and The Right Man, by David Frum
The central lesson of history is that all forms of greatness are perilous without a humble and a contrite heart.
Democracy is not always liberal
A review of Aristotle and Modern Politics: The Persistence of Political Philosophy, edited by Aristide Tessitore
Reading Aristotle's Ethics can shed light in corners where lovers of liberty fear to tread
In the age of so-called social history, those who can write military and political history in a clear, narrative style are treasures indeed.
We regulated ourselves into this mess
"Consulting the faithful" may be a lot less appealing to First World Catholic liberals in the very near future.
A review of Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The SIf Jefferson were to see this supposed "love letter" to himself, he would surely file for a restraining order, or at least a change of address.even Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in A
A review of JFK, Nixon, Oliver Stone and Me: An Idealist's Journey from Capitol Hill to Hollywood Hell, by Eric Hamburg
A review of Hollywood Worldviews: Watching Films with Wisdom and Discernment, by Brian Godawa and The Myth of the American Superhero, by John Shelton Lawrence and Robert Jewett
Bloom is a critic of great capaciousness and confidence, willing to recognize and praise genius even where there might exist reason to abhor it.
Angelo Codevilla, whose work I have long admired, too hastily convicts the Bush Administration of confusion in its war on terror ("Confusion and Power" Spring 2003). Codevilla claims that as late as February 2003, "The Bush team remained of two minds about whether to change Iraq's ...
For the American hero, the frontier never closes.
The philosopher as sleuth.