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Published September 25th, 2014 - 11:12PM
If Obama can remain steady through future fluctuations in public opinion, his strategy might succeed.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 5:00PM
The Islamic State knows it will be pounded from the air. But it deems that price worth paying, given its gains in propaganda and prestige – translated into renown and recruiting – from these public executions.
Published September 11th, 2014 - 6:19PM
You could sense that Obama had been dragged unwillingly into this new unproclaimed war.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 6:00PM
At his first press briefing after the beheading of American James Foley, President Obama stunned the assembled when he admitted that he had no strategy in Syria for confronting the Islamic State. Yet it was not nearly the most egregious, or consequential, thing he said.
Published August 28th, 2014 - 5:00PM
What is maddening is that the problem is so easily solved: tax reform that lowers the accursed corporate rate. Democrats and Republicans agree on this.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 6:51PM
Obama was right to wait until Baghdad had gotten rid of Nouri al-Maliki, lest the U.S. serve as a Shiite air force.
Published August 7th, 2014 - 9:08PM
If this is just a trial balloon, the time to shoot it down is now.
Published August 1st, 2014 - 12:00AM
Whatever his intent, Kerry legitimized Hamas’ war criminality.
Published July 25th, 2014 - 7:06AM
He believes that, in the end, such primitive 19th-century notions as conquest are self-defeating. History sees to their defeat.
Published July 17th, 2014 - 5:00PM
Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to avoid them, actually telephoning civilians in the area and dropping warning charges, so-called roof knocking.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 11:54AM
WASHINGTON — Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. The petition arrived the day before publication of my column, which consisted of precisely that heresy.
Published December 13th, 2013 - 6:10AM
WASHINGTON — In explaining the disastrous rollout of Obamacare, President Obama told Chris Matthews he had discovered that “we have these big agencies, some of which are outdated, some of which are not designed properly.”
Published November 11th, 2013 - 8:51AM
The Obamacare website doesn’t work. Hundreds of thousands of insured Americans are seeing their plans summarily terminated. Millions more face the same prospect next year. Confronted with a crisis of governance, how does President Obama respond?
Published July 12th, 2013 - 7:35AM
The conventional wisdom evolves. Yesterday, Washington was merely broken, gridlocked, dysfunctional. The passive voice spread the blame evenly. Today it’s agreed that Republican obstructionism is the root of all evil — GOP resistance having now escalated to nihilism and indeed sabotage.
Published July 5th, 2013 - 6:39AM
The economy stagnates. Syria burns. Scandals lap at his feet. China and Russia mock him, even as a “29-year-old hacker” revealed his nation’s spy secrets to the world.