Meanwhile, Britain shifts course and gets things done.
Part of my family had always told me we came from Northumberland in the northeast of England and the Scottish borders.
The decline of unions has led to a decline in wages and growing inequality.
I’d rather Clinton take the 3 a.m. phone call, but Trump’s got some good points.
An intensive course on Asian religions opened up a whole new world for this cultural Christian.
The city may be on the move, but there’s room to improve.
The high-toned world of Beltway think tanks can be fairly mercenary (and with nonprofit tax status).
Making metro areas function is the challenge of the century
Both presidential candidates are deeply flawed, Trump more so than Clinton.
The GOP sets the table with some troubling ideas about foreign affairs.
Might we have avoided World War II by helping to stop Hitler and Mussolini?
President Obama agrees to send more troops overseas, this time to Poland.
“The Free State of Jones,” set in the Civil War and Reconstruction, is stunning as a story, but its parallels with today are just as vivid.
Supporting U.S. policies has come back to bite the British.
During this election season, tell the candidates to support gun control and hound them if they don't.
I wouldn’t care all that much if the British leave the EU, though they shouldn’t.
Those who misgovern continue to make sure the system serves them well.
It turned out that my presumptive nemesis pretty much agreed with me.
Political Washington in a presidential election year presents a unique atmosphere.
The United States continues to invest too much in the region.
The North Korean dictator and U.S. tycoon have a lot in common.
Even we fans cannot escape reponsibility for the ravages of CTE.
It’s probably because we’re growing more distant from one another.
I suggest Bernie Sanders, John Kasich and Katie McGinty.
You need more than the movie “Eye in the Sky” to understand them.
Here are some troubling developments to keep an eye on.
The country is a nightmare to govern, and it’s not easy on its allies either.
Politicians make us question why we’re paying them.
He now recognizes that he’s been played by D.C. insiders.
Americans need to know more about what our leaders are up to.
Just say no, Mr. President.
America’s failure to exit Afghanistan has a familiar ring.
Locally, nationally and overseas, what’s gotten into us?
U.S. foreign policy needs an overhaul, but our presidential candidates don’t seem to get it.
Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos merit considerable American attention.
And they don’t need our help to deal with an assertive China.
American leaders keep making war, and the same mistakes.
America has less influence in Asia than Americans might think.
Most foreigners I meet think we are crazy. Virtually all think we are a danger to world society.
Antonin Scalia and Donald Trump are pouring humbug all over my Christmas.
America should respect the world’s leaders and scientists and implement the Paris accord.
Want to reduce terrorism? Let other countries work out their problems and make it harder to get weapons at home.
We must watch out especially in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa.
Or our politics and foreign policies will make you cry.
When will our leaders realize that we can’t bomb our way to peace and security?
I found a land full of people, problems and promise.
It is important to India to maintain the position that it seeks peace but perfidious Pakistan torpedoes any process that might show promise.
U.S. foreign policy remains overmilitarized.
And President Obama should tell him so when they meet next month.
If the anti-government types take over, the party and country are in big trouble.