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A poster of Edward Snowden in Hong Kong. (Reuters/Bobby Yip)

How can the president and Senator Feinstein claim ignorance on the NSA’s surveillance of German Chancellor Angela Merkel?

NATO base in Italy

How the Pentagon is using your tax dollars to turn Italy into a launching pad for the wars of today and tomorrow.

Rouhani supporters

The United States has much to gain from improved relations and little to lose from easing sanctions.

Kerry and Netanyahu

It’s considering a bill that would estrange millions of Palestinian-Americans from their families and their illegally occupied homeland.

Vladimir Putin

The Weekly Standard's assault on my article is a quintessential example of cold-war thinking and debased discourse.

President Barack Obama at UN

Eight exceptional(ly dumb) American achievements of the twenty-first century.

Blogs

Some call them “Murder, Incorporated.” Others say they're America's counterterrorism ”ace in the hole.” JSOC is the elite Special Ops force that has been at the tip of the spear from Bush to Obama.

May 2, 2011

The bombing of the Qaddafi compound is outrageous and unacceptable, besides being illegal.

May 2, 2011

Antiwar sentiment is at the heart of Obama’s base—and also of his appeal to independent voters. 

April 27, 2011

The death toll rises—so much for humanitarian interventionism.

April 26, 2011

Jackson Diehl, the reliable hawk, opposes diplomatic effort to end the war.

April 25, 2011

A prominent Democrats changes course and says the Obama administration's war in Afghanistan is no longer winnable.

April 20, 2011

JFK failed to defeat Fidel; then he needed to prove his “toughness” somewhere else.

April 18, 2011

A revolutionary young Afghan woman against the Taliban, the warlords and NATO.

April 14, 2011

Discussion continues of setting up a Taliban office in Ankara.

April 13, 2011

The Ohio congressman warns the president that he's prolonging a civil war.

April 12, 2011