April 15, 2005
Quarrels Cause Resignations at 'The National Interest' and Give Rise to Plans for a Rival Journal
A CLASH OF INTERESTS: It has been a season of farewells at two of the country's most prominent right-of-center policy journals. This week, The Public Interest, a 40-year-old magazine of domestic policy, will publish its final issue. Meanwhile, The Public Interest's former sibling, the 20-year-old international-affairs magazine The National Interest, has been riven by discord: In March, 10 of the 14 members of its editorial board resigned en masse.
Now Francis Fukuyama, who has written