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From the Sultan of Oman, a Lesson for Saddam Hussein

National Review Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman in Doha, Qatar, 2007 (Fadi Al-Assaad / Reuters) The Sultan and Saddam; Harry and Meghan; Warren and…

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On Mariss Jansons: A Great Conductor and a Great Soul

National Review Mariss Jansons at the Salzburg Festival, 2018 (Anne Zeuner / Salzburg Festival) On the conductor Mariss Jansons (1943–2019), a great musician and a…

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Mozart & Co.: A Report from the Salzburg Festival

National Review Detail of painting of Wolfgang Mozart by Barbara Krafft, 1819 (Wikimedia) A report from the Salzburg Festival Editor’s Note: The below is a…

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An Exemplary Journalist: Mike Brown, Editor of the Rockdale Reporter

National Review Mike Brown in front of the office (Jay Nordlinger) The exemplary Mike Brown of the Rockdale Reporter Editor’s Note: The below is an…

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Remembering the Amazing André Previn: 1929–2019

National Review André Previn with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra in 2004 (A. P. Mutter) Notes on André Previn, 1929–2019 For maybe 50 years, I have…

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Reflections on Charles Krauthammer and His Posthumous Collection

National Review Charles Krauthammer, from the cover of The Point of It All (Crown Forum) The (continuing) greatness of Krauthammer Editor’s Note: Jay Nordlinger wrote…

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Sourdough Slim & the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

National Review Sourdough Slim, a.k.a. Rick Crowder (Mark Gardiner) On the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Elko, Nev. Poetry starts early in this town — at…

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Home of the Basque: An Elko Journal, Part II

National Review The Watchful Shepherd in downtown Elko (Jay Nordlinger) Editor’s Note: In the last week of January, Jay Nordlinger attended the National Cowboy Poetry…

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Mustaches and Hats: An Elko Journal, Part I

National Review Out West (Pixabay) In mid-afternoon, I’m driving from Salt Lake City to Elko — Elko, Nev., about three and a half hours away.…

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Salt Lake City Journal | National Review

National Review From a portico of the Utah state capitol in Salt Lake City (Jay Nordlinger) People and sights in a very American place On…

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