In the latest Republican Debate, Donald Trump vows to bring back waterboarding — an impeachable offence.
Our foreign policy is aggressive, parochial, and hard-hearted. Unless voters finally demand differently, our next president will be the same.
Ending this imbroglio requires robust diplomacy.
Obama's made a lot of Faustian bargains over the last seven years. But given his likely successors, what we got over the last two terms may be as good as it gets.
The leaders of fossil fuel companies are personally incentivized to keep their firms on a path of climate destruction.
The only people who get hurt if Congress slaps new trade sanctions on Iran are U.S. aviation companies.
Obama's no peace president, but he's won important diplomatic victories. Will they survive the 2016 election?
The rules are stacked against most of us.
Barack Obama's SOTU speech emphasizes "nation-building at home." But that doesn't mean an end to nation-bombing abroad.
The Senate hasn't approved any major multilateral treaties since 1997.