Publications by Joshua Muravchik

Muravchik writes on "The Abandonment of Democracy"

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2009

IWP Adjunct Professor Joshua Muravchik suggests that Barack Obama's "Cairo oration [of June 4, 2009] was a culmination of the themes of Obama's early months. He had blamed America for the world financial crisis, global warming, Mexico's drug wars, for 'failure to appreciate Europe's role in the world,' and in general for 'all too often' trying 'to dictate our terms.' He had reinforced all this by dispatching his Secretary of State on what the New York Times dubbed a 'contrition tour' of Asia and Latin America. Now he added apologies for overthrowing the government of Iran in 1953, and for treating the Muslim countries as 'proxies' in the Cold War 'without regard to their own aspirations.'  {read more}

IWP professor reexamines 1989's events

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2009

In this essay, IWP Adjunct Professor Joshua Muravchik reviews the events of 1989, and suggests that despite subsequent developments the international political situation remains characterized primarily by the consequences of twenty years ago.  {read more}

Muravchik on Poland and Judaism

Publication Date: March 24, 2008

Reconsidering a leader in perilous times

Publication Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2004

A professor who voted against George W. Bush says he admires the tough decisions this wartime president has made and reconsiders his own earlier opinions. This column appeared in the Houston Chronicle and the Los Angeles Times.  {read more}

For the New Europe, the Silent Treatment

Washington Post

Publication Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2003

The next time the United States needs the "new Europe," we may find it has grown old. This is the likely result of a plan by the Office of Management and Budget to abolish broadcasting by Radio Free Europe and Voice of America in the languages of Central and Eastern Europe.  {read more}

Hearts, Minds and the War on Terror

Publication Date: Friday, June 1, 2001

Recent polls indicate that America faces deep hostility in the Arab world. After faltering in attempts to recast its image, America should now focus on soft power and public diplomacy to reverse this antagonism.  {read more}

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