War: Who Decides?

James Baker and Warren Christopher miss the point in proposing new war-powers rules. What we really need is a Congress that will enforce the Constitution—not another law for presidents to ignore.

Courting Disaster

No one doubts that Omar al-Bashir is an odious character. Yet the ICC indictment of the Sudanese president, while well-intentioned, could have terrible consequences.

Wising Up on Iran

It looks like the Bush administration is wising up: it’s sending an official to Geneva this weekend for multilateral talks with Iran. The question is, why now?

Uncle Sam Knows Best

Leaders in Washington are always saying that other countries don’t need new weapons. If that’s the case, why does the United States have the most fearsome military ever assembled?