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Andy Schmookler

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Thoughts from My Encounters with the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces)

This was written as my wife and I are making our first trip to Israel. It is one of a series of pieces I've been...

On Trump’s Attack on the ‘So-Called’ Judge, and the Trumpist’s ‘Culling’ of CNN from...

Two thoughts of a semi-strategic nature: 1) In his confirmation hearings in the Senate, Mr. Gorsuch should be asked: "What is your opinion of President...

Are We Too Late? Blood, Sweat, Toil and Tears in the Age of Trump

One of history's most dramatic tales involves the failure of Britain to respond to the rise of military might and aggressiveness in Nazi Germany...

Two More Thoughts on Strategy for this Trump-Era Battle

In a piece here last week, I proposed that the battle against Trump should be waged with the use of well-mannered, politically legitimate provocations...

Amazing Jerusalem

A reflection from our current journey through Israel -- having spent now one week plus in Jerusalem, a city that has been at the...

Trump’s Itching for a Fight. Let’s Give Him One!

Dateline, Jerusalem (The Trump era is just as ugly from a distance): Donald Trump has been president for a week. In that brief span, he's...

The Horror: Thoughts on My Visit to Yad Vashem

My wife April and I are making our first trip ever to Israel. While traveling, I'm writing reports to some friends and family who...

A Global Counter to the Global Rise of Fascism

As America enters the Age of Trump, it is important to recognize that what’s happening is not just about Trump, and not just about...

Steve Martin, Carrie Fisher, and the Male Response to Female Beauty

In response to the news that Carrie Fisher had died, Steve Martin shared on Facebook the vivid memory of the impact Ms. Fisher had...

How Should the Media Cover Donald Trump?

This piece will be appearing in newspapers in my conservative congressional district (VA-06) In both word and deed, Donald Trump is a most unusual political...
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