Defense of the West

The Benedict Predicament

At least half of Americans sense that their country has been taken from them. In 2016, they voted for Donald Trump despite obvious reasons not […]

The Train to Common Sense

Common observation and a plain understanding is the source of all art. —Joshua Reynolds I hope you haven’t let anyone talk you out of seeing […]

Triumph of the Shills

Let’s begin with Godwin and get it out of the way. Imagine for a moment that Joseph Goebbels, propaganda minister for the Third Reich, was […]

Why Trump Must Get Pakistan Right

The Trump Administration has rightly acknowledged that Pakistan presents a problem in America’s ongoing (and seemingly endless) Global War on Terrorism. Pakistan—like Saudi Arabia and […]

Goodbye, America?

On Sunday, my wife and I went for a walk in a park located in an affluent area near where we live. We were struck […]

The Rescue of Flight 93

Henry Olsen is in the front rank of American political analysts. His involvement in practical politics plus the depth of his scholarship allow him to […]