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The Iraq War Is Redeemable

Peter Wehner

If 2006 was an awful year for Iraq, then 2007 has been significantly better. Although the central government is frustratingly…

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National Review Online / August 29, 2007

The Dialogue of Bullets, the Ideals of Assassination, Bombing, and Destruction

Peter Wehner

As we approach next month’s report by General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker, the debate about Iraq will intensify. One key…

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Townhall.com / August 18, 2007

The World According to Matthew Scully

Peter Wehner

As a friend and former colleague of both Matthew Scully and Michael Gerson — I was deputy director of speechwriting…

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National Review Online / August 10, 2007

Diagnosis & Cure

Peter Wehner

Sick: The Untold Story of America’s Health-Care Crisis and the People Who Pay the Priceby Jonathan Cohn, HarperCollins, 292 pp….

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Commentary / July 1, 2007

Fixing Immigration

Peter Wehner

The immigration debate has been the subject of a prime-time address by President Bush, sparked demonstrations in the streets of…

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Commentary / May 22, 2007

Health Care in Three Acts

Peter Wehner

Americans say they are very worried about health care: on generic lists of voter concerns, health issues regularly rank just…

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Calling the Signals

Peter Wehner

Johnny U: The Life and Times of John Unitasby Tom Callahan, Crown. 292 pp. $24.95 The National Football League (NFL)…

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Commentary Magazine / January 1, 2007

Off and Running

Peter Wehner

Barack Obama, the Democratic star of the moment in American politics, is the junior Senator from Illinois, and for the…

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Commentary Magazine / December 1, 2006

The Human Difference

Peter Wehner

In the contest for oddest pronouncement in a State of the Union address, high marks should go to President Bush’s…

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Commentary Magazine / December 1, 2006

Why Have Children?

Peter Wehner

In the most modern parts of the modern world, three aspects of fertility do seem historically unprecedented and clearly important….

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Commentary / June 21, 2006

Europe's Two Culture Wars

Peter Wehner

There are two interrelated culture wars that beset Western Europe today. The first of these wars is a sharper form…

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Commentary / May 4, 2006

"Cast Me Not Off in Old Age"

Peter Wehner

Death and dying are once again subjects of intense public attention. During his confirmation hearings, Chief Justice John Roberts was…

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Commentary / January 3, 2006