Can the U.S. prune our bloated military spending and still protect against serious threats?
After 9/11, two years and 23 suicide attacks in Israel left author Alison Murphy inured to the frequency of terror strikes. Now she wonders, can she get unused to them?
Donald Trump's foreign policy speech last week was more coherent than his earlier pronouncements on the topic, writes William Keylor. But other parts of the address were replete with exaggerations and misstatements.
As the nominee’s speech made clear, the Republicans have become a party of terror, not of ideas.
His former ghostwriter describes Trump as a man constitutionally incapable of logic, moral reasoning or self-reflection.
Too often, the press provides the inspiration for mass murder simply by delivering the news.
I am saturated. I am traumatized. I can’t watch anymore. At least not for a while. And I still care.
One day we look back on this time and measure our government’s response to the chaos.
An activist and Black Lives Matter supporter wonders why she’s afraid to watch viral videos of these episodes. A special, off-cycle edition of Heavy Meddle.
John Winters, an arch-liberal, says the sit-in over a gun control vote was a bust, and for good reason.
MIT's international security expert Jim Walsh says Americans' views on terrorism are a plate of scrambled eggs consisting mostly of fear and fiction. Herein, a corrective.
Orlando is America. It's time to write ourselves a new script.
Following the shootings, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee went on a self-congratulatory rant on Twitter. “I called it,” he wrote.
These crimes take place because the U.S. continues to define liberty as a virtually unconditional right to acquire the tools of mass murder.
In addition to being bad for general peace in the Mideast, the countries are waging proxy fights in countries where there are U.S. interests and troops at stake.
We need to teach our daughters and our sons that consent is sacrosanct. That there are consequences to violating it.
The difficulty of nuclear weapons is that there has to be mutual reduction. Otherwise, countries give up the psychological -- and military -- power of deterrence.
That South Sudan’s leaders can act so brazenly is down to one thing: They know there are no consequences.
It’s time for European leaders to recognize that the refugee crisis is not just Turkey’s problem to fix.
Our European friends are shirking their fair share of defending themselves.