If Iowa Were in Africa, International Observers Would Be Crying Foul
The process and results of the Iowa caucuses would be roundly denounced and challenged in the courts in most developing countries. So why are they allowed to stand in the United States?
Democratic Frontrunners Are Wrong About Aid for Israel
Putting America’s annual $3.8 billion of military assistance to Israel on the chopping block makes for good politics. But it makes no sense for U.S. national security.
Let a Thousand Parties Bloom
The only way to prevent America’s two-party system from succumbing to extremism is to scrap it altogether.
The World This Weekend
World leaders converged at the G-20 summit in Osaka, the Trump administration released its Middle East peace plan, and Democratic presidential contenders took the debate stage.
Democrats Won’t Win by Being Trump Lite on Trade
International trade isn’t the problem—it’s Republican trade policies that have empowered corporations while leaving American workers behind.
Don’t Let Democrats Become the Party of War
In their zeal to oppose any policy associated with Trump, the Democratic Party’s leaders in Congress are starting to sound like warmongers.
Dear Democrats: Don’t Let Trump Kill the Two-State Solution
Here’s how the new Congress should buy time for Israeli-Palestinian peace under the next president.
Two Years of Trump: Views From the Democratic Sideline
Resolutions for the Democratic Party in 2019.
Two Muslim Women Are Headed to Congress. Will They Be Heard?
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have won, but the battle for a new brand of feminism in the Democratic Party and within Muslim communities has just begun.
Democrats Will Regret Becoming the Anti-Russia Party
Riling up the public against Moscow is good for Democrats in the short term—and bad for America.
The Seth Rich ‘Scandal’ Shows That Fox News Is Morally Bankrupt
The network I once respected as a necessary antidote to liberal media now peddles craven lies and Russian disinformation.
A New DNC Chair, the Same Old Corbyn, Old News in Russia: The Weekend Behind, the Week Ahead
Catch up on world news from the weekend.
Dear Washington: The Time to Prepare for Zika Has Come and Gone
Act now, or bear the blame for the virus's devastating effects.
The Same Russian Hackers Hit the DNC and the DCCC, Security Firms Say
Russian military intelligence appears to be behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee and the Democrats’ congressional campaign organization, experts say.
Bill Clinton’s Loyalty Test for Muslim Americans
It’s time for the Democrats to rise above the GOP’s divisive anti-Muslim rhetoric. Here’s hoping Hillary won’t repeat her husband’s shameful words.
Protests and Pot Smoking in the City of Brotherly Love
Bernie Sanders supporters and the Pro-Hillary camp struggle to unite outside the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Put a Fork in the Tradition of GOP Foreign Policy Competence
In this race, Clinton is the national security candidate and Trump is putting America at risk.
Hillary the Hawk: A History
From Haiti to Syria, the Democratic candidate’s long record suggests she’s looking forward to being a war president on day one.
The Democrats Bomb Their Nuclear Test
President Hillary Clinton might want to reduce the country's nuclear stockpile. But her own party might try to stop her — with a useless investigation that would take years.