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Opinion journalism is pushing the conversation about war to the right.

Attorney General John Ashcroft misunderstands Robert Kennedy's legacy--and my book.

The "war on terror" is causing an escalation of retaliatory thinking.

We can't allow fear to erode commitment to our constitutional liberties.

Will the Homeland Security chief be an effective overseer or another spinner?

Be wary when pundits talk of 'The Street.'

The White House has learned from the past—from the conflicts in Vietnam, Grenada, Panama and the Balkans—how to ensure an acquiescent press.

War tropes abound once again during our war on terrorism, but this ain't the USA of yesteryear.

On October 26, President Bush signed into law an antiterrorism package dismantling many privacy protections that Americans had long taken for granted.

Swept away by the fury of their impotence, huddled in temporary congressional offices, unable to capture anyone responsible for the terrorist assault on the United States, Congress and the Presiden

Blogs

What Paul Ryan really means when he lambasts “inner city” culture.

March 12, 2014

In the months before the war, The Washington Post ran more than 140 stories on its front page promoting the war.

March 12, 2014

The numbers look good. Someday they won’t. Let’s not talk about them so much.

March 12, 2014

Jonathan Martin’s need for mental health care and his courage to blow the whistle on the Miami Dolphins has not prevented him from finding a new NFL home.

March 12, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the “nuclear option” and the media.

March 12, 2014

Hunger strikers at Northwest Detention Center in Washington are demanding better prison conditions and an end to deportations.

March 11, 2014

Students at the University of North Carolina want to ensure workers who make UNC apparel operate under safe conditions.

March 11, 2014

Author Joe McGinniss has lost his fight with prostate cancer. 

March 11, 2014

The mayor signals he might accept universal pre-K without a tax hike. He might be in a better position if he had made that move weeks ago.

March 11, 2014