Alexander Nazaryan

Senior Writer

Alexander Nazaryan is a senior writer at Newsweek covering national affairs.  

The Donald Trump of New York

Bill de Blasio, the mayor of New York, styles himself a progressive crusader, but his approach bears uncanny resemblance to that of his nemesis, Donald Trump.

What Is College Good For? Absolutely Nothing

For decades, conservatives have waged a lonely war on college, but they are finally winning. And they suddenly have allies from all sides, eager to tear higher education down and start over.

Presidential, but for How Long?

The nearly 80-minute speech made few of the shows of unity White House officials had promised in a preview of the speech several days before—even if the remarks were largely free of bluster.