Opponents and supporters of the New START agreement are exaggerating their cases. Actually, the treaty doesn't matter that much.
American exceptionalism—a rallying cry for conservatives—is in reality a huge blindspot we'd do well to overcome.
It keeps getting more and more difficult to justify America's involvement in Afghanistan.
The Russian president's arms-race threat probably isn't the best way to convince the U.S. Senate to ratify New START.
American voters yawn while we wage war across the world.
It's time to grow up and ignore the latest dump of classified documents by Wikileaks, an awfully lousy way to get government information.
The bluster coming out of South Korea is threatening to drag the United States into an unwanted war.
The Wikileaks documents make the Obama administration look good. Perhaps the president is craftier than anybody imagined.
Iran and North Korea are part of the same problem. Why Obama's carefully refined foreign-policy analysis could come back to haunt us.
Saul Bellow's letters recount a very awkward dinner with pro-Palestinian critic Christopher Hitchens. No doubt he would have been heartened to see Hitchens now standing up against Islamism.
Republican opposition to ratifying the arms-control agreement with Russia is all about leverage.
Americans angry at getting patted down in airports should look in the mirror.
You can buy a nice, big, shiny military, but you can't purchase national security.
South Korea and China are more than capapble of putting out geopolitical fires in their backyard.
China has let North Korea off the hook one-too-many times. Now it's their problem.
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