Missing the MarkThe Senate Intelligence Committee blew its chance for an important debate on drone strikes in the Brennan hearing.
The Real Reason Republicans Hate HagelIt has more to do with President Obama than the former senator from Nebraska.
Susan Rice SurrendersBut it may be Obama’s foreign policy—not Sen. John McCain—that wins in the end.
The Ridiculous Attack on Susan RiceMcCain and his allies are only going to hurt themselves by ganging up against her.
The Right Response to the Libya and Egypt AttacksWhich politicians responded forcefully and eloquently, and which ones smirked?
Condoleezza Rice Has a Lot of NerveThe former secretary of state presided over a failure. She has no business lecturing Obama on international politics.
Romney’s WorldMitt’s insults, mistakes, and blunders abroad aren’t gaffes. They actually represent his true worldview.
Why Romney Is a Foreign Policy LightweightHis ideas range from vague to ill-informed to downright dangerous.
Who’s Afraid of the Kill List?Some may find it morally iffy. But at least Obama is taking responsibility for making the toughest decisions.
What Robert Caro Got WrongHe is one of our greatest historians. So why is his retelling of the Cuban Missile Crisis so mistaken?
Inquisitor McCainThe senator asked Chuck Hagel many questions about the surge in Iraq. Too bad he wasn’t interested in a real answer.
The Wrong Man for the JobPresident Obama may ask John Kerry to lead the Pentagon. If he does, the senator should politely decline.
What the Cuban Missile Crisis Should Teach UsFifty years later, this famous moment of Cold War history remains strangely misunderstood.
Diminishing ReturnsOur efforts in Afghanistan were probably doomed from the start. But now it’s over.
Reckless RomneyMitt’s world tour revealed more than his gaffes. His foreign-policy ideas are actually quite scary.
Our Man in BaghdadBrett McGurk was the perfect choice to be U.S. ambassador to Iraq: smart, experienced, and plugged in. So who was behind the campaign to smear his name?
Why We Need a Greener MilitaryCongress banning the U.S. military from using biofuels is just plain dumb.