The only thing our leaders and generals have seemed capable of doing, starting from the day after the 9/11 attacks, is more or less the same thing with the same dismal results, again and again.
Donald Trump is a messenger from the gods, teaching us just how deeply disturbed our American world is.
In the Middle East and elsewhere, the Trump administration has begun to signal that human rights aren’t exactly on its agenda.
For over 15 years, the U.S. has been fighting failed or failing wars—efforts that seem only to spread the terrorism they’re supposed to eradicate.
Think of the president as the towering inferno of 21st century American politics, or a modern Godzilla eternally emerging from New York Harbor.
The "25/8" news cycle is already rolling, but the looting of America hasn't really begun.
For lawmakers, pundits and journalists, "normalization" is code for a retreat from moral and political responsibility—and it should be viewed as complicity.
If you’re thinking of diving into the "intelligence community's" latest quadrennial report on the future, I’ve done you an enormous favor and read it for you.
After the election, here was the shock for me: It turned out that I, too, was an American exceptionalist. I deeply believed that our country was simply too special for The Donald.