Conrad Black

Conrad Black is a writer and former newspaper publisher whose most recent book is Richard M. Nixon: A Life in Full (PublicAffairs, 2007). He is publisher emeritus of The National Interest.


Essays

Conrad Black responds to Robert Tucker and David Hendrickson

Now that the EU constitution has been defeated, the Euro-elites can come down from the clouds.

How to stay independent and close to the United States at the same time.

America's opportunities after September 11 exceed its risks; here is a guide to seizing them.

Reviews

FDR masterfully maneuvered the United States into the Second World War without appearing to do so. His corps of envoys and advisers did little to shape the agenda of a strategic and political mastermind.

From his mercurial personality to his delusions of aptitude in the political realm to his catastrophic diplomatic appointment, a new book provides a thorough account of Kennedy’s life and all of its many highs and lows.

The business of newspapers isn't as interesting as journalists think. Not only that, few can write properly, few report thoroughly, and many are frustrated at being chroniclers rather than the persons being covered.

Commentary

Many presidents have had their terms cut tragically short. So what is it about the thirty-fifth president that attracts so much more mourning?

The reviewer misplayed a few points on my new book, Flight of the Eagle.

Obama's State of the Union was full of platitudes and fairy tales.

Is Barack Obama the next James Buchanan?

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April 23, 2014