Win Tin, a journalist and political prisoner for 20 years, reflects on a lifetime of trying to lead change in Burma.
The point of a post-scandal teaching job, after all, is not to be cashing in but helping out, or at least appear to be doing so.
We should judge the president's remarks on how well they did the job of leading a country at an unsettling moment of overwhelming emotion.
Voters are a forgiving sort, yes. But forgiveness usually arrives after the hard work of fixing one's personal behavior is done.
Legacy, one hopes, is defined not by what a former leader was most passionate about, but by which actions made the greatest impact—good or bad—on the world.
What interests me most isn't whether she'll do it or not, but the reasons she stated for considering it.
How much does a willingness to swallow one's pride and seek a lower office matter to voters?
The president's promotion of Rice to National Security Adviser may be more than an act of defiance.
"Don't let the things you disagree on dominate the agenda."
Ford's crisis management alone raises real issues about his leadership.