Checks We Can't Cash

McCain put on a good show in Wednesday's debate. But try as he might, it seems George Bush, not Barack Obama, is the Republican candidate’s main rival.

NATO's Drug Problem

NATO's new war on drugs in Afghanistan will put troops in greater danger for a venture that may not even work. It just might be the straw that breaks the alliance's back.

No-Consequences Government

The financial crisis isn’t just about economics. Since gaining superpower status, we’ve become reckless and arrogant at home and abroad. Americans have lost trust in their government, and for good reason.