The Weekly Standard is an American political magazine published 48 times per year. It made its debut on September 17, 1995, 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.