The Democrats succeeded only in exceeding a very low bar. The challenge for them is to figure out how to raise the bar and then succeed again.
The Global War on Terror, launched after the 9/11 attacks and then fought disastrously forever, has led to extremism coming home to roost in the US.
One grift builds on the next. American society is saturated with this stuff. So much so that when the grand grifters come along, we are hard pressed to see the fraud within.
There is some evidence that when essential governance is really threatened, Americans will awaken to protect and promote the governmental institutions required to confront existential problems and to ensure the minimum infrastructure and basic services at the core of desirable community life.
A renewed US-Iran nuclear deal is on the cards. Yet the changing regional dynamics, perpetually diverging positions as well as resistance from domestic critics and foreign allies have made the last mile treacherous, raising questions whether such a deal is possible.
BBC keeps pace with US propaganda in crafting its own sanitized version of yet another foreign policy fiasco.
America seems so insecure today precisely because of the chaotic proliferation of firearms in civilian hands.
Joe Biden promised an end to the chaos of the Trump years and a more engaged America. A Capitol Hill veteran and foreign policy wonk examines how Biden’s foreign policy has played out.
Perceived as having abandoned the region after its withdrawal from Afghanistan, the US has a great opportunity to re-engage with Kazakhstan.
While the staff-level IMF agreement and Lebanese condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are reasons for hope, the implementation of much-needed reforms and the election of reformist candidates are necessary for stabilizing Lebanon.
A critical look at the topsy-turvy world of politics in the capital of the land of the free and the home of the brave.
It’s no longer a secret that the monopolistic private sector is an essential component of the military-industrial complex.
Impunity for US war crimes casts a long dark shadow over the West’s response to Russia’s war in Ukraine.
By creating a dedicated OSINT agency, the US intelligence community can maintain a strategic advantage over adversaries.