Articles by Robin Burk

The Inevitable Unraveling of Our Post-World War II Institutions

Post-World War II institutions are unraveling, and there’s panic here and abroad about it. The transnational Left is starting to lose the means by which it seeks to shape the world without voter involvement. And the neo-cons are seeing their means of geopolitical intervention weaken. It’s worth reading what Matthew Continetti wrote recently, after the […]

All Your Data Are Belong to Us

What do the forced brainwashing of Uighurs, mandatory government registration to own a phone or an online account, extradition of a former corporate chief financial officer to the United States and retaliatory imprisonment of two Canadians, a recent surprise for Germany’s Angela Merkel, and the Internet of Things have to do with one another? They […]

Espionage, Chinese Style

“Chinese infiltration of US labs caught science agencies off guard,” blares a headline in Nature, arguably the most prestigious establishment scientific journal in the West. “China has diverted US government funds to bolster its military and economic aims, a US Senate panel says.” Oh? Do tell. The article continues: US science agencies’ slow response to […]

Blame the Impeachment Flop on Botox

Perhaps you saw this before the tweeter took it down: a badly photoshopped image purporting to be U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) with a nasty look on her face, flipping the bird while former Ambassador Marie Yovanovich testified in the House impeachment proceedings on Friday. O’Malley apologized later, after video showed that the GOP representative […]

Data Disrupts The Deep State Narrative

The deep state, and the administrative elites more broadly, are in deep digital trouble. And so are their current narratives. But it’s not clear they fully realize it yet. We all love a good story. Stories delight us, reassure us, carry us away to another world. They are hypnotic. We narrow our focus, ignore our […]

Shakespeare at the Pentagon

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Chemotherapy for the Republic

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Don’t Just Resist—Insist!

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Has the Intel Community Become a Danger to Our Republic?

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Manipulating Science in the Data Age

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Truth and Hand Washing in the Mueller Report

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Horse Tribes, Bee Hives, and the American Dream

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What Trump Understands That Kevin Williamson Doesn’t

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Our Elites Have Lost the ‘Mandate of Heaven’

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