Article Archive

Do We Need Women in Combat?

Ideology, not military necessity, demands sex-indiscriminate front lines—and that’s not good enough.

June 25, 2013

The Palin Doctrine

She knows America’s interest in Syria’s civil war is in staying out.

June 21, 2013

The GOP’s New Minority

Favoring amnesty over assimilation for immigrants will only hasten the party’s demographic doom.

June 14, 2013

Where Must Americans Die?

If we aren’t willing to send troops, we have no vital interest in a foreign conflict. Syria fails the test.

May 17, 2013

Cyprus’s Silver Lining

Bailing in the rich and reckless may be rapacious, but it beats bailing them out.

April 2, 2013

Can One Nation Have Two Moralities?

Same-sex marriage reveals a divide about what it means for America to be good.

March 29, 2013

Who Killed the New Majority?

The GOP sealed its own fate with decades of support for war and immigration.

March 26, 2013

No Containment, No Peace

The Senate’s hawks want the U.S. to commit to joining an Israeli attack.

March 22, 2013

Saddam Hussein’s Revenge

America won a ruinous victory at a cost of trillions of dollars and thousands of lives.

March 19, 2013

Pope Francis vs. America

The first pontiff from the global South confronts an increasingly pagan West.

March 15, 2013

It’s Not John McCain’s GOP Anymore

A freshman senator’s protest against drones augurs the end of neocon hegemony

March 12, 2013

The End of China?

A crisis of legitimacy as the nation’s young people and business elite question communist rule

February 28, 2013

Jennifer Rubin’s Infantile Conservatism

The Washington Post blogger promulgates hysteria, not the philosophy of Reagan.

February 25, 2013

Come Home, America—and Republicans

The country needs not a defense sequester but a strategic realignment.

February 22, 2013

Trading Away the Middle Class

Who murdered American manufacturing?

February 18, 2013

Who Will Contain North Korea?

Japan and South Korea should supply their own deterrence—including the nuclear kind.

February 15, 2013

Benedict’s Farewell—and Christianity’s?

As the pope retires, the ancient faith seems to recede on every front.

February 11, 2013

Obama’s License to Kill

The administration’s drone memo reminds us that perpetual war means power without check.

February 7, 2013

What Hagel’s Show Trial Means

It exposed a GOP that focuses on only one country, and it’s not the United States.

February 5, 2013