May-June 2013

The Realist

The Myth of a Moderate Obama

The president is no pragmatic centrist. In fact, he has the most expansive and leftist vision in the history of the presidency.

Robert W. Merry

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Articles

The Many Faces of Neo-Marxism

The German thinker's name has been attached to a wide range of modern ideas—poststructuralism, postmodernism, gender studies, etc.—yet he was more a man of his day than of ours.

Walter Laqueur

How to Reverse Failed Policy

U.S. policy makers have all too often clung to orthodoxies even as they fail. Yet a select few have managed to turn the ship of state around, to a better course.

Ray Takeyh

Reviews and Essays

Israel's Fraying Image

There are growing signs of a divergence in American-Israeli relations and interests. 

Jacob Heilbrunn

The Many Faces of Neo-Marxism

The German thinker's name has been attached to a wide range of modern ideas—poststructuralism, postmodernism, gender studies, etc.—yet he was more a man of his day than of ours.

Walter Laqueur

How to Reverse Failed Policy

U.S. policy makers have all too often clung to orthodoxies even as they fail. Yet a select few have managed to turn the ship of state around, to a better course.

Ray Takeyh

Zionism's Colonial Roots

Netanyahu may insist his state is "not neo-colonial," but Vladimir Jabotinsky, his ideological ancestor, saw things differently.

Geoffrey Wheatcroft