Columnist

Jeff Jacoby

An Op-Ed columnist and nationally recognized conservative voice, Jacoby was hired from the Boston Herald in 1987. He briefly practiced law and was a commentator for WBUR-FM. His awards include the 1999 Breindel Prize and the 2004 Thomas Paine Award.

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JEFF JACOBY

The Cuban people keep waiting

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If this abrupt shift of policy were part of a strategy to topple an odious dictatorship, it might be defensible.

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When reporters value ‘justice’ over accuracy, journalism loses

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If the “narrative” is what matters most, checking the facts too closely can indeed be a huge mistake.

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A healthy China is good for US

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With or without the bragging rights of being the world’s No. 1 economy, Americans’ prosperity and quality of life will remain high.

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US boots on the ground precede prosperity

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American military engagement worldwide goes far beyond battlefields.