Dominic Green

Europeans are hurting themselves on Iran — and the US

23 May 2018 5:37 pm

Will France, Britain and Germany really pay the price of guaranteeing the international order? Of course not — they can’t afford it

Bernard Lewis was right about ‘the return of Islam’

22 May 2018 10:54 am

When Edmund Burke died, he asked that his grave be hidden, so that his enemies wouldn’t disinter him and defile…

Review: Let the Sunshine In

20 May 2018 9:32 am

Here in the English-speaking world, the hours after work and before dinner are known as the ‘reverse commute’. We spend…

Meghan’s embarrassing relatives means she will fit in with the Windsors

15 May 2018 1:03 pm

You don’t get to choose your parents or your siblings. You do, however, get to choose whether you speak to…

Israel is losing the war of images but winning the battle of reality

14 May 2018 3:56 pm

The killing of dozens of Gazans in today’s assault on the Gaza-Israel border was not a surprise, but a strategy—certainly…

Europe’s leaders need Trump more than they wish to admit

10 May 2018 4:16 pm

America, meet your European allies in the effort to contain Iran: Emmanuel Macron of France, Theresa May of Britain, and…

Peace in Korea doesn’t make war with Iran more likely

1 May 2018 4:05 pm

Readers of Spectator’s USA’s mothership, the venerable yet sprightly London Spectator, will know that one of the secrets of the…

The partisan Russian meddling cases are helping no one

26 April 2018 1:20 pm

There are two ways of looking at the multi-million dollar suit that the Democratic National Committee filed last week in…

Israel at 70: there’s no failure like success

18 April 2018 10:05 am

On Wednesday, Israel marks seventy years of statehood. When David Ben Gurion declared independence on May 14th, 1948—the anniversary floats…

Review: Chappaquiddick – Ted Kennedy and the Fall of Dickarus

15 April 2018 12:19 pm

They called Ted Kennedy the Lion of the Senate. He spent most of his time stuffed, satiated and asleep, and…

Bombing Syria would be a grave mistake

13 April 2018 3:53 pm

‘The whole of the Balkans,’ Otto von Bismarck said, ‘is not worth the bones of a single Pomeranian grenadier.’ He…

Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing makes me fear for the future of democracy

11 April 2018 4:20 pm

Mark Zuckerberg came to Washington this week. Just an ordinary, common-sense guy, with matching hoodies in his roll-on, and a…

America’s defeat in Syria is complete

9 April 2018 3:52 pm

The Syrian civil war is in its endgame, and the ‘political solution’ that the leaders of the Western democracy talk…

Mohammad bin Salman’s fake news

4 April 2018 10:53 am

Some people will believe anything, so other people will say anything, especially if they’re desperate. The headline news in Saudi…

Why are Harvard and MIT selling out to the Saudis?

2 April 2018 6:40 pm

It’s all relative with Saudi Arabia. Everyone who matters is related to everyone else. Even relative to the degraded standards…

Does President Trump believe in the resurrection?  

31 March 2018 6:44 am

Easter weekend must be interesting for the interfaith First Family

March For Our Lives is another Children’s Crusade – and it’s time adults listened

25 March 2018 10:24 pm

“Twenty-first century people shouldn’t be governed by eighteenth-century laws,” was the slogan on one of the home-made placards I saw…

Will Trump take on Big Pharma and the insurance companies?

21 March 2018 10:33 am

Yesterday, Donald Trump went to New Hampshire, the ‘Granite State’ or, as he calls it, a ‘drug-infested den’. He has…

Facebook’s privacy failings are no accident

19 March 2018 3:26 pm

Remember Nudge? It was a 2008 book by Chicago economist Richard Thaler and Harvard Law professor Cass Sunstein, full of bright…

Seven Days in Entebbe and the nostalgia for 1970s terrorism

17 March 2018 7:56 am

It was only Seven Days in Entebbe, but it felt like an eternity. The rescue in July 1976 by Israeli…

Democrats should look closer to home to find collusion with Russia

14 March 2018 4:52 pm

For Donald Trump, yesterday was a bad day to bury good news. While Rex Tillerson’s resignation as Secretary of State…

Tech companies are trusts that need to be busted

12 March 2018 3:24 pm

The World Wide Web is twenty-nine years’ old today, according to its Dr. Frankenstein, Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Or is that…

The course of American empire

10 March 2018 7:44 am

These days, the political climes of the United States are deeply unhappy. The weather, as if endorsing the pathetic fallacy…

Donald Trump and the unreality of a two-state solution

7 March 2018 8:52 am

The AIPAC conference, that annual celebration of the triangular romance between America, Israel and American Jews, concluded last night with…

Oscars 2018: and the winners are…

3 March 2018 12:00 pm

Tomorrow night, TV viewers will take to their couches for a night of Hollywood glamour, razzmatazz and gross hypocrisy. A…