Bret Stephens is a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist who is currently an op-ed columnist for the New York Times and a senior political contributor at NBC. He previously worked at the Wall Street Journal, where he was the deputy editorial page editor, and before that was the editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Post. Stephens has reported from around the world, interviewed scores of world leaders, and actively covered the 2016 presidential campaign. He is the author of "America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder.”
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The tide of public opinion, until recently so dull and vociferous in its opposition to neocons, is beginning to shift as Americans understand that a policy of inaction also has its price. Americans are once again prepared to hear the case against retreat.
An American journalist is murdered and the president's defense chief calls ISIS an imminent threat. So does the U.S. have a strategy to defeat the terror group?
President Obama talks about progress in ending the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. But is he committed to averting a military one and defeating the ISIS threat?
ISIS makes liberals rediscover the necessity of hard power.
The right’s political huckster gives Al Sharpton a run for his money.
Get what you thought you wanted. Get the opposite of what you really want.
America’s neighbor isn’t a failed state or a threat—despite what Donald Trump says.
The right can survive liberal presidents. Trump will kill its best ideas for a generation.
“America First” is the inevitable outcome of the Republican descent into populism.
Donald Trump gives credence to the left’s caricature of bigoted conservatives.
Where was Mark Levin when Trump was still a big bubble waiting to be popped?
Democracies that trade substance for charisma don’t last. Trump is America’s answer to Hugo Chávez.
Gail Collins and Bret Stephens discuss the fate of President Trump in 2020.
"During the eight years of the Obama presidency, I thought U.S. policy toward Israel — the hectoring, the incompetent diplomatic interventions, the moral equivocations, the Iran deal, the backstabbing at the U.N. — couldn’t get worse. As with so much else, Donald Trump succeeds in making his predecessors look good."
"Negotiators have come up with a border security deal which President Trump is expected to sign because he says he will find another way to fund his border wall. Stephanie Ruhle is joined by PBS Newshour White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor, Spectrum News NY1 Political Reporter Grace Rauh, Vanity Fair Special Correspondent William Cohan, and New York Times Opinion Columnist Bret Stephens to discuss if Republicans are worried about a potential executive overreach and why the President didn’t get money from elsewhere before."
Bret Stephens discusses his Op-Ed critical of GOP candidate Donal Trump with Fox News prior to the 2016 presidential election.