Here’s my latest piece for The Cresset on how cultural conservatives have lost their moral bearings. “Cold War themes have returned unexpectedly with the renewal of Russian informational warfare. But unlike the Cold War, Russian propaganda today targets those on… Read More ›
Early in April, the Hungarian parliament, tightly controlled by the country’s autocratic prime minister, Viktor Orbán, passed a law aimed at forcing the closure of Budapest’s independent and prestigious Central European University. International criticism of the Hungarian law has been… Read More ›
My column in the The Cresset reflects on the reasons for failed US foreign policy over two administrations. “President Obama, speaking recently to the press, dismissed all criticism of his foreign policy as “half baked” “mumbo jumbo.” This strong declamation,… Read More ›
Recently Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has started to argue for reinstating the death penalty. But the European Union prohibits capital punishment in its member states, and Orbán’s proposal has received a lot of flack in Brussels. Here’s my take… Read More ›
My latest column in The Cresset, titled On Human Rights Abuse and the Abuse of Human Rights, discusses good and bad ways to appeal to human rights.