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Review: <i>American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity</i>

Review: American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity

Peter Van Buren  02.24.2015
Chris Appy's American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity is a book-length essay on the Vietnam War and how it changed...
Defeating ISIS Without American Ground Forces

Defeating ISIS Without American Ground Forces

John B. Alexander, Ph.D.  02.23.2015
While ISIS can, and must, be defeated as soon as possible, it is wrong to suggest that America should lead the fight. In fact, it must...
National Security and the 2016 Election

National Security and the 2016 Election

Robert Kuttner  02.22.2015
Like it or not, the 2016 presidential election will be about national security. And most Americans and most voters will be very fearful...
'Death to America': Shia-Sunni Rivalry and the Realignment of the Middle East

'Death to America': Shia-Sunni Rivalry and the Realignment of the Middle East

Joseph V. Micallef  02.21.2015
In this rapidly changing environment, U.S. foreign policy needs to be both fresh and nimble. Sadly, it has been neither, preferring instead...

36th Anniversary of Iran's Islamic Revolution Victory

Majid Rafizadeh  02.20.2015
Although not many experts, politicians and scholars held the belief that the Islamic revolution, its political system and the cleric rule...
Unity Is Needed as Palestinians Wait

Unity Is Needed as Palestinians Wait

Daoud Kuttab  02.20.2015
The coming months might not see much outward change, but it would be the perfect time to resolve internal issues and be ready to present...

Jeb Bush's Satire: 'I'll Be Different From My Brother'

Dorian de Wind  02.18.2015
In a speech today at an event hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the former Florida governor hammered home the theme that...
Is Hillary Clinton a Liberal Reagan?

Is Hillary Clinton a Liberal Reagan?

Brent Budowsky  02.18.2015
Clinton in 2016 could have the same effect as Reagan in 1980 and 1984: recruiting Democratic candidates, inspiring Democratic supporters...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Obama's Ratings Increase On Economy, Not Terrorism

HUFFPOLLSTER: Obama's Ratings Increase On Economy, Not Terrorism

Mark Blumenthal  02.18.2015
The economy is boosting President Obama, but his rating on terrorism remains low. Hillary Clinton has an early lead in three battleground...

U.S. and New World Order: Why Ukraine Is Not a National Interest and ISIS (And Russia) Are

Federiga Bindi  02.17.2015
the U.S. is now at a crossroads. It can choose to bring the world to further international chaos by insisting on confronting Russia in...
Obama Grows Coattails

Obama Grows Coattails

Bob Burnett  02.13.2015
Contrary to what many observers thought after the 2014 elections, it does not appear that President Obama's final two years will be a disaster....

Bob Simon: Champion for the Lost Boys, Interpreter for Humanity

Sasha Chanoff  02.13.2015
I remember the day in April 2001 when Bob Simon flew into northern Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp to cover the Lost Boys, a story that has...
Double Standards in Our Foreign Policy -- and That's Just the Way It Is

Double Standards in Our Foreign Policy -- and That's Just the Way It Is

András Simonyi  02.13.2015
Pragmatism however should not be an easy way out of the responsibility for human rights and dignity that we, as democracies, share in the...
Bob Simon, My Hero

Bob Simon, My Hero

Daoud Kuttab  02.12.2015
What made Bob Simon different for me was that he didn't shy away from traveling to the "hot spots." At the time that his colleagues were...