Dominic Green

Israel is losing the war of images but winning the battle of reality

May 14, 2018 3:56 pm

The killing of dozens of Gazans in today’s assault on the Gaza-Israel border was not a surprise, but a strategy—certainly…

Europe’s leaders need Trump more than they wish to admit

May 10, 2018 4:16 pm

America, meet your European allies in the effort to contain Iran: Emmanuel Macron of France, Theresa May of Britain, and…

Peace in Korea doesn’t make war with Iran more likely

May 1, 2018 4:05 pm

Readers of Spectator’s USA’s mothership, the venerable yet sprightly London Spectator, will know that one of the secrets of the…

The partisan Russian meddling cases are helping no one

April 26, 2018 1:20 pm

There are two ways of looking at the multi-million dollar suit that the Democratic National Committee filed last week in…

Israel at 70: there’s no failure like success

April 18, 2018 10:05 am

On Wednesday, Israel marks seventy years of statehood. When David Ben Gurion declared independence on May 14th, 1948—the anniversary floats…

Review: Chappaquiddick – Ted Kennedy and the Fall of Dickarus

April 15, 2018 12:19 pm

They called Ted Kennedy the Lion of the Senate. He spent most of his time stuffed, satiated and asleep, and…

Bombing Syria would be a grave mistake

April 13, 2018 3:53 pm

‘The whole of the Balkans,’ Otto von Bismarck said, ‘is not worth the bones of a single Pomeranian grenadier.’ He…

Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing makes me fear for the future of democracy

April 11, 2018 4:20 pm

Mark Zuckerberg came to Washington this week. Just an ordinary, common-sense guy, with matching hoodies in his roll-on, and a…

America’s defeat in Syria is complete

April 9, 2018 3:52 pm

The Syrian civil war is in its endgame, and the ‘political solution’ that the leaders of the Western democracy talk…

Mohammed bin Salman’s fake news

April 4, 2018 10:53 am

Some people will believe anything, so other people will say anything, especially if they’re desperate. The headline news in Saudi…

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Why are Harvard and MIT selling out to the Saudis?

April 2, 2018 6:40 pm

Harvard and MIT will sell anything to anybody, regardless of the national interest

Does President Trump believe in the resurrection?  

March 31, 2018 6:44 am

Easter weekend must be interesting for the interfaith First Family

March For Our Lives is another Children’s Crusade – and it’s time adults listened

March 25, 2018 10:24 pm

“Twenty-first century people shouldn’t be governed by eighteenth-century laws,” was the slogan on one of the home-made placards I saw…

Will Trump take on Big Pharma and the insurance companies?

March 21, 2018 10:33 am

Yesterday, Donald Trump went to New Hampshire, the ‘Granite State’ or, as he calls it, a ‘drug-infested den’. He has…

Facebook’s privacy failings are no accident

March 19, 2018 3:26 pm

Remember Nudge? It was a 2008 book by Chicago economist Richard Thaler and Harvard Law professor Cass Sunstein, full of bright…

Seven Days in Entebbe and the nostalgia for 1970s terrorism

March 17, 2018 7:56 am

It was only Seven Days in Entebbe, but it felt like an eternity. The rescue in July 1976 by Israeli…

Democrats should look closer to home to find collusion with Russia

March 14, 2018 4:52 pm

For Donald Trump, yesterday was a bad day to bury good news. While Rex Tillerson’s resignation as Secretary of State…

Tech companies are trusts that need to be busted

March 12, 2018 3:24 pm

The World Wide Web is twenty-nine years’ old today, according to its Dr. Frankenstein, Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Or is that…

The course of American empire

March 10, 2018 7:44 am

These days, the political climes of the United States are deeply unhappy. The weather, as if endorsing the pathetic fallacy…

Donald Trump and the unreality of a two-state solution

March 7, 2018 8:52 am

The AIPAC conference, that annual celebration of the triangular romance between America, Israel and American Jews, concluded last night with…

Oscars 2018: and the winners are…

March 3, 2018 12:00 pm

Tomorrow night, TV viewers will take to their couches for a night of Hollywood glamour, razzmatazz and gross hypocrisy. A…

Bruce on Broadway – and out of touch

February 27, 2018 1:53 pm

Bruce Springsteen promised that he was ‘Born To Run’, and now, like Judy Garland and Ethel Merman before him, he…