Featured Columns

Immigration paradox

Could Obama’s edict spur comprehensive reform?

The climate pact swindle

China is getting a 16-year pass on emissions.

A democratic failure

Obama’s immigration order is a confession.

Cosby’s stony silence

Was I having a jolly time with a serial rapist?

America’s advantages

Why the U.S. still has a bright future.

A mission for Jeb Bush

Prove an argument with the far right.

Playing it safe

What is Cory Booker so afraid of?

Wisconsin’s bully

Justice Department attacks school choice.

A Keystone copout

Liberals are violating their own principles.

Deportation’s cost

The damage of tearing families apart.

Politics and prosperity

Is this the twilight of democratic capitalism?

A taxing task

(Carolyn Kaster / AP)

  • A taxing task

    A taxing task

    The anti-tax push harms government.

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  • Countering Russia and China

    Countering Russia and China

    These two countries threaten world order.

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  • TV sex is getting hotter and smarter

    TV sex is getting hotter and smarter

    Television’s sexual revolution.

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  • Bucket lists are overrated

    Bucket lists are overrated

    Why can’t we all just relax?

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The ‘Beyond Gridlock’ editorial series

An ongoing series about all the policy areas where the two parties could produce results in the next Congress.

    Outlook & Opinions

    The grown-ups’ table

    The grown-ups’ table

    Thanksgiving is a rare holiday that isn’t focused on kids.

    On the trail of the first digital weapon

    On the trail of the first digital weapon

    Kim Zetter traces the planning, execution and discovery of the famed Stuxnet digital attack in Iran.

    Sen. Landrieu’s worst week

    Sen. Landrieu’s worst week

    She pinned her runoff campaign on a Keystone pipeline bill. It failed.

    George W. Bush’s tribute to his father

    George W. Bush’s tribute to his father

    The son includes a defense of their actions in Iraq.

    China, the new indispensable nation?

    China, the new indispensable nation?

    Washington wants Beijing to step up. But on our terms.

    My ‘Rosewater’

    My ‘Rosewater’

    A new movie stirred memories of my own imprisonment in Iran.

    Five myths about Pope Francis

    Five myths about Pope Francis

    From promoting peace to ordaining women.

    Best states in America

    Best states in America

    Minnesota and North Carolina, for their turkeys.

    Five war principles for the U.S.

    Five war principles for the U.S.

    These values should govern any authorization of force.

    Ban the word ‘feminist’?

    Ban the word ‘feminist’?

    I can think of a few others to get rid of.

    Book Reviews