Listen to a Newly Discovered Recording of Reagan and Begin

Secret tape captures U.S.-Israel tensions surrounding first Lebanon war

‘Ghostbusters’ for Libertarians

How the 1984 paranormal comedy ended up in the conservative film canon

Wayne Koestenbaum’s Seriously Campy, Anti-Dandy, Big Gay Collection of Essays

The virtuoso of queer theory’s rhetorically playful and nuanced prose on AIDS, Lana Turner, and the ‘imminence of nothingness’

How We Freed Soviet Jewry

Twenty-five years ago today, a rally of 250,000 people changed the fate of Jews worldwide. An oral history.

A 40-Year U.S. Embassy Crisis

The murders in Benghazi are the latest in a string of attacks on American diplomats to go unanswered by the U.S.

The Cold War’s Arab Spring: How the Soviets Created Today’s Middle East

Stolen Kremlin records show how the Soviets, including Gorbachev, created many of today’s Middle East conflicts

Et Tu, President Reagan?

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The Most Anti-Israel President

Obama has bullied the Jewish state more than any president in history, according to op-ed pages and partisans. They said the same about Reagan.

The Narrows

Ben-Gurion repeatedly faced down crises by fearlessly rejecting retreat and useless compromise. Obama would do well to follow his model.

Babies in the Corner

The mad popularity of Dirty Dancing explains Ronald Reagan’s ideological victory and the ongoing crisis of American politics

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