Nation Topics - Executive Branch
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As welcome as it was, the removal of George W. Bush was not enough to cure what ails us.
The Nation asked members of our community and beyond: looking back at Obama's first year in office, what was the high point, and what was your sharpest disappointment?
The upcoming trial of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed is the best news for the print press since Monica Lewinsky.
Building a new political order will take more than one election.
Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel and others discuss what's changed, what's stayed the same and what we still hope to see happen under Obama.
Healthcare reform is looking less like a fantasy and more like a probability--but we need to keep a close watch on affordability, financing and the public option.
By refusing to acknowledge Fox News's avowed partisanship, its MSM defenders diminish the work of honest journalists who try to play fair.
Obama makes reassuring noises about constraining executive power and protecting civil liberties, but then adopts whatever appalling policy Bush put in place.
Will Obama do any better at listening to critics of the Afghan War than Lyndon Johnson did on Vietnam?
Can the United States and Iran negotiate an end to the nuclear standoff?
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