Socialism is Great! (And Other Chinese Fables)

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Two new books detail the brutalities of daily life in Mao’s worker’s paradise.

Duck-and-Run Obama – by Floyd and Mary Beth Brown

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The Obama White House has become like a bad reality TV show.

Abbas Milani: The Great Satan Myth, The New Republic

The Iranian regime has never found itself more vulnerable. And, with this vulnerability, it has never leaned more heavily on its own narrative of history. This narrative, of course, has a central antagonist, a character conjured as the “Great Satan.” As this Koranic moniker implies, the Islamic Republic ascribes supernatural qualities to its adversary: From […]