The 2012 election saw several undemocratic trends emerge.
No longer facing reelection, Obama can take the foreign policy dialogue in a much-needed new direction.
The damage from Superstorm Sandy is great enough that we are seeing now a bit of post-Sputnik-like concern about the need for additional investment in domestic infrastructure.
People identify with either the Republican tribe or the Democratic tribe and shape their views accordingly.
The failure is not in pressing Israel but instead in not pressing it sufficiently for its own good.
Why we should jope for U.S.-Iranian talks that are held in strict secrecy and that both governments would deny taking place.
Ignoring the conflict will backfire and harm U.S. interests.
Romney's recent speech was light on strategy, but that's a reflection of electoral realities and not of the candidate himself.