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DAVID BROOKS

David Brooks writes a regular column for The New York Times.

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: Converting the ayatollahs Commentary: Converting the ayatollahs
2 hours ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Over the past centuries, Western diplomats have continually projected pragmatism onto their ideological opponents. They have often assumed that our enemies are driven by the same sort of national interest calculations that motivate most regimes. [Read More]
Commentary: The nationalist solution Commentary: The nationalist solution
6 days ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The struggle against Islamic extremism has been crippled by a failure of historical awareness and cultural understanding. From the very beginning, we have treated the problem of terrorism through the prism of our own assumptions and our own values. [Read More]
Commentary: Larry's vision vs. Mario's Commentary: Larry's vision vs. Mario's
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Pride goeth before a fall. Capitalism’s great triumph over socialism has been followed by a series of humbling setbacks since. [Read More]
Commentary: Act of rigorous forgiveness Commentary: Act of rigorous forgiveness
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
There’s something sad in Brian Williams’ need to puff up his Iraq adventures and something barbaric in the public response. [Read More]
Commentary: Conflict and ego Commentary: Conflict and ego
3 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
If you read the online versions of newspaper columns you can click over to the reader comments, which are often critical, vituperative and insulting. I’ve found that I can deal with these comments only by following the adage “Love your enemy.” [Read More]
Commentary: Being who we are Commentary: Being who we are
4 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In the middle of 2013, the United States began supporting moderate rebels in Syria. We gave them just enough support to betray them. [Read More]
Commentary: The enchantment leap Commentary: The enchantment leap
5 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The online dating site OkCupid asks its clients to rate each other’s attractiveness on a scale of 1 to 5. When men rated the women, the median score was about 3 and the ratings followed a bell curve — a few really attractive women and an equal number of women rated as unattractive. [Read More]
Commentary: Rating the Republicans Commentary: Rating the Republicans
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
If the Republican presidential campaign were “American Idol” or “The Voice,” this would be the out-of-town auditions phase. Governors across the country are giving State of the State addresses, unveiling their visions. [Read More]
Commentary: I am not Charlie Hebdo Commentary: I am not Charlie Hebdo
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The journalists at Charlie Hebdo are now rightly being celebrated as martyrs on behalf of freedom of expression, but let’s face it: If they had tried to publish their satirical newspaper on any American university campus over the last two decades, it wouldn’t have lasted 30 seconds. [Read More]
Commentary: Israel's age of Bibi Commentary: Israel's age of Bibi
8 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
METULA, Israel — If I were a political novelist, I’d try to write a novel about Benjamin Netanyahu, the prime minister of Israel. [Read More]
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