Pluribus et Unum
America needs many voices to make good on its creed.
What is America? Who are Americans? Charles Kesler critiques Samuel Huntington’s answers; Shadi Hamid, Wilfred McClay, and Anne-Marie Slaughter respond.
In “The Crisis of American National Identity,” an essay adapted from a lecture presented at the Heritage Foundation, Claremont Review of Books Editor Charles Kesler delivered a pointed critique of the case for a culture-driven identity advanced by Samuel Huntington. That debate, which began to emerge over the course of the previous decade, has now…