Mitt Romney has had a rough two weeks, but Barack Obama has to deal with a bad economy.
Michele Bachmann and several other Members of Congress are engaging in the despicable tactics of Joe McCarthy.
From one Nobel Peace Prize winner to another.
Mitt Romney believes he could take America to war without Congressional involvement.
Cave quid dicis, quando, et cui.
My first piece for The New Republic, “Why the Obama Administration’s Drone War May Soon Reach a Tipping Point,” is up.
Five suspects have been arrested in a plot to blow up a Cleveland bridge.
The Obama campaign’s cheap politicizing of the SEAL raid that took out bin Laden is unseemly. And unnecessary.
The Atlantic’s Max Fisher reflects on “What America Can Learn From Norway’s Anders Breivik Trial.”
Alan Dershowitz says the prosecutor who charged George Zimmerman with second degree murder of Trayvon Martin was “irresponsible and unethical” and politically motivated.
A profile of the chief of the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center.
Today, the #stopkony hashtag is trending on Twitter. Here’s why.
Attorney General Eric Holder offered a somewhat alarming defense of the Administration’s policy on targeted killings.
A discussion in the comments thread of my “Time Running Out For GOP?” post led me to a post from four-plus years ago by frequent commenter and erstwhile blogger* Michael Reynolds titled “Money, Bombs and Jesus.”
We need to have opinions on a subject as serious as war with Iran.
A Federal Judge deals with the clash between individual rights, law enforcement, and technology.
Once again, Ron Paul showed last night why he could never win the Republican nomination.
Apparently, people who work for the government are surfing the World Wide Web.
Can the government force a criminal defendant to reveal a computer password? A Federal case in Denver is dealing with that question right now.
Rick Santorum has some bizarre views when it comes to the dispute between the Israelis and the Palestinians.
Ron Paul is doing well right now solely because of the unique characteristics of Iowa and New Hampshire.
For years, analysts have worried that Iraq’s tenuous hold on stability would collapse upon the withdrawal of US forces. We’re now watching it happen.
After 3,193 days and more than 4,000 lives, the American war in Iraq is officially at an end.
Once again, Newt Gingrich speaks without thinking.
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 authorizes the President the authority to indefinitely detain persons, even American citizens arrested on American soil, without trial because they allegedly support the enemy.
Why we shouldn’t be surprised that police are using tools of violence against protestors.
The most disturbing part of Saturday’s debate came when most of the GOP candidates endorsed torture.
The Secretary of Defense has some words of warning for those advocating military action against Iran.