Publications

Calhoun’s Heir, or the Balkanization of American Foreign Policy

George Weigel

Of the possible arguments that the bicentennial of the Constitution might have engendered, perhaps one of the least likely is…

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Syndicated Column / July 1, 1987

The Struggle for the Catholic Human Rights Revloution

George Weigel

That the Catholic Church, in the United States and indeed throughout the world, has become a major factor in shaping…

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Syndicated Column / July 1, 1987

On His Mind

George Weigel

When A. M. Rosenthal retired some months back as executive editor of the New York Times, William F. Buckley, Jr.’s…

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Syndicated Column / July 1, 1987

The Moral Case for Democracy

George Weigel

As noted in the May/June 1987 issue of AMERICAN PURPOSE, a grant to the James Madison Foundation from the United…

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Syndicated Column / July 1, 1987

In Brief

George Weigel

Dr. Anatoly Koryagin, the psychiatrist released from the gulag several months ago, is what North African Christianity in the third…

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Syndicated Column / July 1, 1987

Idealism Without Illusions

George Weigel

Shortly before they were married, or so the story goes, Jacqueline Bouvier asked Senator John F. Kennedy how he would…

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Syndicated Column / May 1, 1987

Nuclear Denial

George Weigel

Psychologists call it the “Stockholm syndrome, “after the hostages in a Swedish bank robbery some years ago who began, over…

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Syndicated Column / May 1, 1987

Stubborn, Those Americans

George Weigel

Speaking of “Amerika,” and we promise that this is absolutely the last time we’ll speak of “Amerika,” were Dr. John…

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Syndicated Column / May 1, 1987

Ethics, War, and Peace

George Weigel

At its November 1986 meeting, the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace awarded a grant of…

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Syndicated Column / May 1, 1987

Madison Senior Fellowships

George Weigel

The James Madison Foundation’s two senior fellows, Joshua Muravchik and David Satter, are both at work on projects that we…

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Syndicated Column / May 1, 1987

On Keeping Your Head

George Weigel

Your editor remembers that his seventh-grade teacher, Sister George Mary, was a fanatic for memorization who required that “If” be…

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Syndicated Column / May 1, 1987

In Brief

George Weigel

Democracy requires that some people, at least, stand back from the immediate controversies of public life in order to set…

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Syndicated Column / May 1, 1987