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Was the Soleimani Killing a Policy Success?

President Trump’s action rid the world of an effective terror master, and Soleimani’s death is likely to be at least a short-term setback for Iran’s imperial ambitions.

INTERVIEW: God & I: George Weigel

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel discusses his faith, his friendship with Pope John Paul II, and the state of the Church today.

Religious Extremism by Any Other Name

The human capacity for atrocities is limitless, and philosophies that offer moral justification for them are particularly pernicious.

Are Jihadis “Losers”?

Islam must develop and propagate an Islamic case against terrorist violence. It won’t be easy. But it must be done.

The Virginia Shooting: Thinking about Incitement

Leaders who justify violence for political ends offer cover to those inclined to commit horrific acts.

France’s New Political Divide

At the very least, the debate between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will lay bare the tensions at the heart of French society and finally show the real issues facing the country.

Jeff Koons’ Big Bunch of Banality

A proposed design for a memorial to victims of terrorism in Paris is contentless, ahistorical, lightweight, and just plain silly.

What’s Up with Rape in Sweden?

Incidents of sexual assault may be up in Sweden, but the truth is more complicated than the narrative.

It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It

Trump has displayed a clear sense of terrorism’s threat, but he needs wisdom in addressing it.

Obama’s Attack on Israel

That Barack Obama would exit his presidency with one final betrayal of Israel is a shameful act by the most relentlessly anti-Israeli president in American history.