Is Our Problem a Lack of Public Virtue?

Are we betraying the Founders?

IDF Drone Strikes Kill International Aid Workers

A tragedy on multiple levels.

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US Government Expands Racial Categories

A major effort to capture the diversity of America.

Islamic State Attacks Moscow Concert Venue

Putin ignored warnings from US intelligence.

Pelosi Pleas for FBI to Probe Pro-Palestinian Protestors

A bizarre call from the former Speaker.

A Bad Year For The West?

The BBC’s security correspondent thinks so.

Israel-Hamas War’s Massive Destruction

The 21st century’s most brutal conflict and the laws of war.

Henry Kissinger, 1923-2023

The most important and controversial American diplomat of the postwar era is gone at 100.

Geert Wilders ‘Wins’ Dutch Elections

The trend toward hard-right parties continues.

Israel and the al-Shifa Hospital

It’s likely legal and almost certainly won’t matter.

Heads of UN Agencies Call for Israeli Ceasefire

The laws of armed conflict aren’t designed for this war.

The (American) Politics of Israel-Palestine

Pick a side. No nuance allowed.

What Should Israel Do if Not This?

When the intellectually correct answer isn’t politically possible.

Israel Hits Refugee Camp, Targeting Hamas Leaders

Muddled reporting of a messy situation.

Israelis Divided on Ground Offensive

A poll on Israeli support.

Anti-Gay Extremism in Nigeria

Where religious zealotry can lead. (So, yes, a digression into American politics).

Ending Hamas

What does “complete victory” look like?

Israeli Strikes Kill Hamas Commander, Women, and Children

Ali Qadhi, who led the terrorist attack on Israel last week, has been killed by the IDF. So have fleeing civilians.

Israel-Hamas War Update

The killing goes on.

Israel at War: It’s a Reckoning

A roundup of news and opinon.

Does Comedy Have to be Based on Truth?

Hasan Minhaj is a serial liar. Does it matter?

NATO to Bolster Ukraine Aid

Membership is stalled by more support is coming.

PGA, LIV, and World Tour Merging

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em?

Corporations and Pride Month

Damned if they do and damned if they don’t. Sometimes both.

China Calling in its Loans to Poor Countries

Debt-trap diplomacy has finally come home to roost.

Biden Neutral on Turkish Elections

Normal diplomacy with an abnormal ally.

Why the Catholic Church Sides with Putin and Orban

The Pope is siding with evil.

Transwomen Banned from International Track and Field

A big reaction to a small problem.

Of Motes and Beams

The left and right are attacking basic rights. But not equally.

Most of the World Doesn’t Care About Ukraine

Many in the Global South see the war very differently than we in the West.

Russia-Ukraine War at One Year

Putin is losing but no one is winning.

We’re Doomed! Doomed!

We’re all gonna die, folks.

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Colleges Fear Affirmative Action’s Demise

A pending Supreme Court ruling could be more impactful than many realize.

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Turkey Sending Banned Munitions to Ukraine

A controversial artillery round is being used effectively against Russian forces.

China Trade Wars the New Normal

The elite consensus that free trade would bring them around is gone.

Brits Deporting Migrants to Rwanda

A legal but unsavory solution to a problem.

Peru’s President Arrested After Attempting Coup

A novel concept. Will it catch on?

Congress ‘Concerned’ About Military Retirees’ Foreign Employment

Shockingly, the Defense Department doesn’t keep up with former employees.

Mass Protests Across China

Anger over COVID lockdowns has activated myriad frustrations.

The Qatar World Cup and Broad Drawing Conclusions From Unique Events

Sports fans enjoy watching sports. How much does politics impact that?

Netanyahu Returns as Israel’s Premier

The corrupt leader is back for a sixth term.

Retired Flag Officers Cashing In As Foreign Agents

An unsavory practice that’s mostly legal.

Iran Protests Intensity Highest Since 1979

The ayatollahs face the biggest challenge to their authority in the history of the regime.

QEII and the Empire

How much blame did the 70-year constitutional monarch share?

Fear of a White Scholar

President Biden had a meeting with some historians. The horrors.

Pelosi’s Ill-Advised Taiwan Visit

The Speaker’s trip was reckless, needlessly escalating an already tense situation.

Bill Russell, 1934-2022

The iconic basketball player, coach, and civil rights leader is gone at 88.

China’s Worrisome Behavior

The competition is slowly ratcheting up.

Biden Continuing Trump Foreign Policy?

Normalcy is not a bad thing.

Alabama Hyundai Plant Used Child Labor

Shocking but perhaps unsurprising news.