Bob Woodward's Obama's Wars is essential reading for anyone seeking a map out of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
In Our Orbit: Tom Engelhardt's The American Way of War.
Surely Michelle Obama knows that this administration has thrown trillions at the banks in hope that they would respond with mortgage relief for struggling homeowners—and gotten nothing in return.
What can Obama learn from Abraham Lincoln about governing a divided nation, and what can we learn from Lincoln's example about guiding a president to more progressive policies?
The Obama administration has invoked the state secrets privilege for the second time in less than a month—this time in an effort to shut down discussion of the targeted killing of a US civilian who has not been charged of any crime.
The Obama administration, unwilling to confront Wall Street, surrendered the substance as well as the rhetoric of a meaningful populist response to the faux insurgents of the Tea Party.
The Obama Administration, unwilling to confront Wall Street, surrendered the substance as well as the rhetoric of a meaningful populist response to the faux insurgents of the Tea Party.
The tragic irony of this political moment: the people with the most faith in Obama are the hardest hit by the economic disaster, and this brute fact is driving the enthusiasm gap.
Why did Obama keep Timothy Geithner and Lawrence Summers on staff when they helped lay the groundwork for the financial crisis?
In April, President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed the New START Treaty, the biggest nuclear arms pact in a generation. But the treaty faces significant Republican opposition as it enters the Senate for a final vote. How would a blocked treaty affect our arms policy and our relationship with Russia?