Once powerful titans of policy, today no one knows who they are. Given all the mistakes they’ve made, is it any wonder?
Capitalism has come to profit off our vices, and we need an opt-out.
We’ve just seen the direst rupture in U.S.-Turkey relations in seven decades. And it gets worse.
A mob is what happens when we allow demons to possess the body politic
Contra Elizabeth Warren, you can’t make a cesspool smell better by introducing more competition.
The Kentucky senator may be meeting with the Iranians on Trump’s behalf, and the neocons must be seething.
Unless we can push this tired establishment thinking aside, we’ll be the world’s police forever.
After seven decades of failed Washington policy, he has a chance to up the ante. But will he?
A majority of both chambers has stated that they oppose these arms sales and the phony “emergency” that Trump and Pompeo made up to circumvent Congress.
What’s more impactful than a family nearby with whom you can trust your children?
Oren is 0 for 3 in debunking “myths” about the JCPOA.
Also: The Scopes publicity stunt, and more.
At this rally, Trump was whipping up hatred against her personally and by extension he was encouraging hatred against her community as well.
‘Send her back!’ the crowd chants, in Twenty-Second Hate against Ilhan Omar
Dems think they won this round by declaring him racist by official decree. They may not be smiling for long.
It would be a shame if the promising conservative movement of the future was co-opted by the pro-war operators of the past.
Conservatives see the Constitution as their best defense online, but have they considered the broader consequences?
The mission to delegitimize Trump has failed, so hope is that Biden or a parade of far-left ‘fresh faces’ will do the trick.
No matter how the U.S. exercises its power, this amounts to acting as a global vigilante.
Looking over the schedule for the conference, I was struck by how many of the participants on the main foreign policy panel were extremely hawkish supporters of many of the administration’s worst policies overseas.
Voting next year ‘like your whole world depended on it’
Ahead of its expected IPO, Kingdom-owned Aramco now has 100 percent stake in this Texas facility.
Ethnic identity politics for me, but not for thee, whitey
They prefer to substitute their ideologically-driven caricature for real analysis, and that inevitably leads them to draw the wrong conclusions about policy.
Here is a perfect example of how leading Iran hawks make false and misleading claims to promote their failed “maximum pressure” campaign.
Squeezing another country until they are desperate–how did that work out in 1941?
Also: The pyramid of Sneferu opens to the public, and more.
Cabinet members slugged it out, but the one with the real war experience convinced Reagan not to avenge the Marine barracks bombing.
Diverting aid funding away from people that desperately need it in support of a failing policy of regime change doesn’t make sense on any level.
We’ve created a culture that suggests basic life skills are beyond the young’s comprehension.
Thoughts about Donald Trump, Ilhan Omar, and liberal elites, after listening to Randy Newman’s unsettling 1974 classic
Can the nation-state be a force for good? A summit this week highlights both the challenges and hopes of such a calling.
The man behind @CrimeADay lets some air out of America’s ever-inflating federal criminal code.
The administration’s supposed desire for a “better” arms control treaty is just as phony as its desire for a “better” nuclear deal with Iran.