David P. Goldman is a senior editor of First Things.

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Who Needs Denominations, Indeed?

From First Thoughts

A friend points out that the rate of attrition of American Jews is much higher than the standard estimates suggest. After a million Russian Jewish immigrants and perhaps half that number of Israelis, the numbers of American Jews remain static — which implies that a comparable number of . . . . Continue Reading »

What Can Iran Do Without Computers?

From First Thoughts

The short answer is: Pelt Israel with unguided missiles from southern Lebanon. In today’s Spengler essay at Asia Times Online, I evaluate Iran’s susceptibility to cyberwar. The Islamic Republic pirates virtually all its software and almost all of its competent software engineers have . . . . Continue Reading »