Explaining Trump and Putin…

“Putin has had many positive experiences working with Western political leaders whose business interests made them more disposed to deal...

Racist-in-Chief…

“The textbook definition of a racist comment.” Speaker Paul Ryan on criticism of Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel ——– How did it come to be that...

Defining Moments…

Truly defining moments are rare in our politics. They come around perhaps once a decade or so, but when they do occur they often signal a...

America’s Great War…

The marvelous British historian David Reynolds argues in his latest book – The Long Shadow – which explores the lasting legacies of World...

A Bias for Action

His critics will probably say that once again Barack Obama has failed to exercise the kind of leadership that goes along with occupying...

The Choice

I’d argue that ever modern American presidential election comes down to one fundamental question: do we change or do we continue? In...