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Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren is the author of We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People, Hooper’s War: A Novel of WWII Japan and Ghosts of Tom Joad: A Story of the 99 Percent.


The rush to cancel old Halloween costumes

Suddenly an un-PC photo from a party in the 1980s is a weapon

By Peter Van Buren


America’s state of malaise

We have become cynical as Biden starts to blend with Jimmy Carter

By Peter Van Buren


The DMV shows that COVID restrictions will never go away

Driver’s licenses used to be about driving; now they’re excuses to collect data and bully you

By Peter Van Buren


The foreign policy amateur

So far Biden has alienated allies and layered on the bureaucracy — what next?

By Peter Van Buren

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