The Weekly StandardThe Weekly Standard
is an American political magazine
published 48 times per year. It made its debut on September 17
, and it is owned by Rupert Murdoch
's News Corporation
. It is viewed as a leading outlet of the influential neoconservative
movement. Its current editors are William Kristol
and Fred Barnes.
The Standard has long been a passionate advocate for Israel. Recently, it has become known for its ardent support for war on Iraq.