President Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu papered over policy differences at their meeting. But as America demands progress on Palestine and negotiates with Iran, will our relations with Israel be as cheery in the future?
Although pirates have faded from the headlines, they’re still going to be a problem. Maybe a new set of international-shipping standards could reduce them to criminal nuisances instead of romantic brigands.
The Defense Department is about to conduct its quadrennial policy review. But instead of being a funding wish list, the exercise should force the Pentagon to make hard choices about which programs to keep and which ones to axe.