Published November 19, 2009
It is a monumental task trying to come up with any concrete foreign policy successes from the Obama administration.
Published November 04, 2009
IranÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Islamist hardliners learned a lesson from the 1979 hostage crisis: terrorism works.
Published September 01, 2009
Why are Cuba and Canada exercising more common sense on drilling than the United States? And how come they're doing it right in our own backyard?
Published July 16, 2009
The plain fact of the 'Ricci' case is this: Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court, approved outright racial discrimination carried out by a petty local politician.
Published July 09, 2009
Robert McNamara's legacy teaches us that strategy cannot be reduced to number crunching.
Published July 03, 2009
The Obama administration faces its first real Latin American crisis. Let's hope Team Obama is aware of the goals of democracy's new-found but fickle friends.
Published June 15, 2009
Iran has been convulsed by the strong reaction of disbelief expressed by many voters following the news of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's alleged landslide re-election victory. Challenger Mir Hossein Mousavi's supported have taken to the streets and clashed with police.
Published May 22, 2009
Think about this for a moment: President Barack Obama says that we spend too much on health care (about $2.4 trillion annually) and that it's hurting our economy. He also says we need to bend the curve (downward) on health care spending.
Published May 21, 2009
There is far more continuity than change in detention and interrogation policies than either President Obama or Vice President Cheney care to admit.
There are several reasons for that: There are no easy answers.
Published April 28, 2009
Ordinarily, a president should have a free hand in selecting a policy team. Winning elections means you set the agenda.
But if a nominee espouses radical views -- views that raise serious national security and constitutional questions -- then he or she must be challenged during the Senate confirmation process, despite any other qualifications.