Category: Angelo Codevilla

Punishing The Real Russia Crime: Leaking

American Greatness by Angelo Codevilla, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “The appointment of a special counsel, as well as the Congressional proceedings to uncover and punish such associates of Donald Trump as may have colluded with the Russian government with regard to the 2016 campaign, are a combination of partisan and Intelligence-bureaucracy […]

Shutdown Simulacrum

National Review Angelo Codevilla, College of Arts & Sciences Way back in January, when it emerged that Beyoncé had treated us to the first ever lip-synched national anthem at a presidential inauguration, I suggested in this space that this strange pseudo-performance embodied the decay of America’s political institutions from the real thing into mere simulacrum… […]

Yemen plot foiled: Could it have been an Al Qaeda ruse?

Christian Science Monitor Angelo Codevilla, College of Arts & Sciences Yemeni authorities claimed to have foiled a major Al Qaeda plot Wednesday, one that apparently involved a planned attack on Yemeni oil pipelines and ports that would have killed or held hostage any foreigners there… Expert quote: “The embassy shutdowns and the traveler warnings resulted […]

Closing US embassies not right message to send

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Angelo Codevilla, College of Arts & Sciences U.S. diplomatic missions throughout the Middle East were closed Sunday in response to the threat of terrorist attack from al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) which may involve bombs surgically implanted in suicide bombers… Expert quote: “The intelligence on the basis of which the policy […]

CPAC 2013: Bush’s legacy lingers over new GOP stars

Washington Times Angelo Codevilla, College of Arts & Sciences President George W. Bush’s shadow still hangs over the Republican Party four years after he left office.. Expert quote: “The left hates him and nobody on the right really likes him. If somehow the Republican Party was to nominate Jeb Bush, you would have the final […]

Comment: Does culture determine national success?

Los Angeles Daily News Angelo Codevilla (emeritus), College of Arts & Sciences Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sparked controversy in the Middle East this week when he told an audience in Israel that cultural differences helped explain why the Israelis are more economically successful than Palestinians… View article