Putin steals the ball in the diplomatic game

Putin radiates naglost, the Russian word for chutzpah. He lectures us about democracy, and has a sophist's ability to probe our growing doubts about our role in the world.

By Carter Eskew September 12, 2013

The Insiders: Situation in Syria remains fluid

Leading up to the president's speech, things might be breaking for the president, turning what was a certain political "disastrophe" into a simple calamity.

By Carter Eskew September 10, 2013

The Insiders: Does Putin call the shots?

Of course a diplomatic solution in Syria is a good idea, but we need to be sure that this is a serious and viable proposal and not just a delaying tactic.

By Ed Rogers September 10, 2013