Oct 17, 2014
Unnervingly, the U.S. public health services remain steps behind the Ebola virus.
Oct 10, 2014
For almost a month, Kobane Kurds have been trying to hold off Islamic State fighters. Outgunned, outmanned, and surrounded on three sides, the defending Kurds have begged Turkey to allow weapons and reinforcements through the border.
Oct 3, 2014
You can't govern the country from one house of Congress. Republicans learned that hard, yet obvious, lesson with the disastrous shutdowns of 1995 and 2013. But controlling both houses would allow the GOP to produce a compelling legislative agenda.
Sep 26, 2014
Late, hesitant, and reluctant as he is, President Obama has begun effecting a workable strategy against the Islamic State. True, he's been driven there by public opinion.
Sep 19, 2014
What was the Islamic State thinking? We know it is sophisticated in its use of modern media. There are two possible explanations.
Sep 12, 2014
In his Islamic State speech, President Obama said many of the right things. Most importantly, he finally got the mission right: degrade and destroy the enemy.
Sep 5, 2014
We'll see whether Obama comes up with an Islamic State strategy. But he already has one for Ukraine: Write it off.
Sep 1, 2014
Absurd taxes push companies abroad.