Daily Archive: March 22, 2011


Leo Strauss, Meet John Stuart Mill

At my real job, Professor C. Bradley Thompson is discussing neoconservatism. Here’s a teaser: What did Irving Kristol learn from Leo Strauss? There is an unbridgeable chasm between theory and practice, philosophy and the...


The bad logic of intervention in Libya

Marc Lynch explains the strategic importance of intervention in Libya (via the Dish): Libya matters to the United States not for its oil or intrinsic importance, but because it has been a key part...