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.
Pope Francis raised our level and civility of discourse, briefly.
The U.S. bears much responsibility for the migrant crisis.
Perry has dropped out, but there’s a lot more brush to clear away.
Francis is extraordinary, and Americans would do well to heed his advice.
Economic inequality threatens the principles of American success and the well-being of the economy. The highest priority: tax reform.
A weeklong forum at Chautauqua Institution provides illumination.
The biggest problem of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa at the moment is massive migration.
Anchors asked tough questions, but the answers were scary.
Yes, ask tough questions, but please sign on the dotted line.
We cause our African allies more problems than we help them solve.
Returning to reality from a week in Maine shocks the system.
The U.S. can easily afford to field fewer troops.
It’s hard to figure out the French, but it is worth the effort.
Americans are acting against their own best interests by allowing unions to be smothered and by not controlling guns.
Everyone’s talking about Greeks, migrants and Russians.
They keep us honest, or at least keep us thinking.
Economic inequality afflicts the land as the rich do whatever they want.
It’s hard to find factions in Iraq or Syria worthy of support.
The Heinz awards make you feel better about the world.
We Americans can learn a lot from British elections.
America’s failure to invest in its cities and deal with race.
The U.S. military/industrial complex seems to be itching for more action.
Taken hostage by al-Qaida in 2001 and killed in January by a U.S. drone strike, he lived a life of loving his family and helping others.
With their nations falling apart, responsibility falls on all of us.
Meanwhile, Obama is making headway in Latin America.
He is negotiating the best agreement the United States is likely to get.
The Ukrainian president heads for the Caymans as lions roam Mt. Lebanon
First, expel the Israeli ambassador. Then eliminate our $3 billion in annual aid. And in Israel’s next war, refuse to send more arms.
There are echoes of Vietnam in the rise of murderous groups like the Islamic State.
Her use of personal email for state business is appalling.
Neither political party is offering a strong field of candidates
Iraqis and Afghans must fight their own battles and determine their own futures.
The U.S. should try to contact even the most brutal leaders of extremist groups.