New Yorker: Comment

A weekly reading of the magazine's "Comment" essay.

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Unsafe Climates

In “Unsafe Climates,” Elizabeth Kolbert writes about this week’s summit, where world leaders must confront the destabilizing consequences of global warming.

ISIS After Paris

In “ISIS After Paris,” Steve Coll writes that a study of insurgencies offers lessons in the aftermath of the attacks on the French capital.

Still Standing

In “Still Standing,” George Packer argues that, by the close of the fourth Republican debate, the outlines of the battle for the Party’s nomination were becoming clear.

Harsh Talk

In “Harsh Talk,” Margaret Talbot writes about Latino voters and the G.O.P.

Powerful Gestures

In “Powerful Gestures,” George Packer writes about Rosalynn Carter’s visit to the Thai-Cambodian border, and the Obama Administration’s inaction in response to the Syrian refugee crisis.

Powerful Gestures

In “Powerful Gestures,” George Packer writes about Rosalynn Carter’s visit to the Thai-Cambodian border, and the Obama Administration’s inaction in response to the Syrian refugee crisis.

The Hillary Hearing

In “The Hillary Hearing,” Amy Davidson writes about Hillary Clinton’s performance at the Benghazi hearing, and the shouting match between Trey Gowdy and Elijah Cummings.

Stranger than Fiction

In “Stranger than Fiction,” David Remnick writes about Hillary Clinton’s performance at the first Democratic Presidential debate, and its impact on her campaign, Bernie Sanders, and Joe Biden.

October Surprises

In “October Surprises,” Amy Davidson writes about the first Democratic Presidential debate of the 2016 election cycle, and about a 2007 debate in Philadelphia that was the turning point in Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign.

The New World Disorder

In “The New World Disorder,” Philip Gourevitch considers what President Obama should do about ISIS, Bashar al-Assad, and a new move by Vladimir Putin.

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