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Michael Brendan Dougherty

Michael Brendan Dougherty is senior correspondent at TheWeek.com. He is the founder and editor of The Slurve, a newsletter about baseball. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, ESPN Magazine, Slate and The American Conservative.

World

The European Union was supposed to end nationalism. It gave it new life instead.

World

If Scotland leaves the union, is Northern Ireland next?

World

The demagoguery of Ted Cruz and his cheerleaders in the conservative media

Entertainment

In defense of Pop, U2's most hated album

World

Obama is dooming the U.S. to another three years in Iraq. It's a mistake.

U.S.

Do you want to increase crime, poverty, and addiction in your area? Build a casino.

World

Don't save Ukraine

U.S.

The Obama era is over. The presidency continues.

Politics

In defense of Obama's golfing

World

How Hillary Clinton's 'smart power' turned Libya into a dumpster fire

World

ISIS and the echoes of the West's religious terror

Politics

The fascinating political evolution of Paul Ryan

World

How the West produces jihadi tourists

Business

John R. MacArthur says the internet makes bad journalism. He has a point.

Politics

Henry Adams and the gift of pessimism

Politics

Hillary Clinton is gunning for a third George W. Bush term

World

Get ready to commemorate half a century of man's inhumanity

Politics

How the Tea Party became as corrupt as the Beltway it loathes

Tech

How Apple and Google could soon dominate the culture war

Politics

The crusade against Iraq War supporters has forgotten someone: Hillary Clinton

World

Why is the West so afraid of Islam?

Politics

Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan is another sign of life in the GOP

U.S.

Why you shouldn't eat dog. Not even once.

Sports

Don't trade David Price

World

Why America is duty bound to help Iraqi Christians

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