We had the experience but missed the meaning.
- T.S. Eliot
Jim Zirin's new book The Mother Court is "a story engagingly, articulately and above all lovingly told".
With the candidates sharply diverging as to what is to be done about the “cult of death” known as the Islamic State, Princeton Professor Bernard Haykel, the Nation’s leading secular authority on ISIS, tells Jim that the wisest course of action may be for the US not to overreact.