William S. Smith

Books

Dead letters

The Battle of the Classics: How a Nineteenth-Century Debate Can Save the Humanities Today by Eric Adler reviewed

By William S. Smith

Politics

What will a Biden administration do? Ask Rousseau

It is quite easy to predict the policy prescriptions of secular humanitarians

By William S. Smith

Faith

The sunset of secular Turkey

Let’s not pretend that Turkey wants to be a Western nation with Western values

By William S. Smith

Middle East

What is the US Navy doing in the Persian Gulf?

American policy has become decoupled from American national interests

By William S. Smith

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