NATO Secretary-General: No Intervention In Syria

Yet another sign that international intervention in Syria is most likely never going to happen.

More on Newt Gingrich’s Academic Career

Newt constantly lays claim to the title “historian” and asserts it as evidence of his insights and as a qualification for office. As such, the quality of the claim matters.

Like it or Not: IA+NH=Important

Since the adoption of the current rules for delegate allocations only twice has either party nominated someone who did not win either IA or NH.

Syria and the Responsibility to Protect

We’re running out of excuses.

Political Manipulation of Redistricting in AZ

Governor Brewer (R-AZ) called a special session of the Senate to remove the chair of the independent redistricting commission. She didn’t like the districting map that was produced.

More on the Electoral College v. a Popular Vote

Yes, again with the EC.

Occupy Wall Street Outside The Mainstream?

Does “Occupy Wall Street” really represent the people they claim to be speaking for?

‘Gay’ Résumé Not Okay?

Listing affiliation with gay activist groups hinders one’s chances of landing a job interview.

Rick Perry Faces Criticism Over Hunting Lodge With Racially Tinged Name

Why does what was painted on a rock 30-odd years ago matter today?

Why Leaders Won’t Lead

European leaders have put another Band Aid on the Greek sovereign debt crisis while America’s leaders are trying to stave off a self-inflicted financial default.

Climate Change And Politics

As with most of the other issues facing us, our political conversation about climate change and what to do about it basically just involves yelling at each other.

The Obama Doctrine: Humanitarian Imperialism

The “Obama Doctrine,” such as it is, seems to boil down to moral self-certainty combined with a glaring ignorance of reality. That’s a dangerous combination.

The Eschatological Stylings of Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck seems to have more in common with End Time preachers than he does with a serious political analyst.

Civility to Republicans’ Advantage?

Now that Republicans have the House, wouldn’t they be better off playing nice?

Time To Put Defense Cuts On The Table

With just over a week to go before the 112th Congress convenes, battle lines are already being drawn in battle over the defense budget.

ROTC Returning to Ivies

The repeal of DADT may open the doors for ROTC to return to many elite institutions, if cost doesn’t get in the way.

Geography and the American Military

The Army and its officer corps are becoming increasingly Southern and rural. Is this a bad thing? If so, what can we do about it?

Hezbollah Right Across the Rio Grande (or Something Like that)

Not only is Hezbollah taking up with the cartels, they appear to have a massive new geography-bending technology. As such, we are all doomed.

African Solidarity in the World Cup

Africans are rallying around the Ghanaian World Cup team, putting aside stark differences. Should we be surprised?

White Cities

Potomac Primary Results

Cuban Exports

Diplomats and War