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What is Hillary’s vision?

If she runs, she needs to tell us how she’ll lead.

D.C.’s war on motorists

Squeezing even more revenues out of the public.

The Ebola stress test

The crisis exposes global response weaknesses.

Millennials’ new normal

Many life milestones are increasingly out of reach.

Obama vs. the generals

The president keeps ignoring their advice.

A ‘creeping invasion’

China takes its time targeting the global order.

Roughed-up Americans

Incomes have been hurled back 20 to 30 years.

How to debate a war

Delay an Islamic State vote until after midterms.

The Ferguson farce

Justice seems to be rigged already.

Islamic State hypocrisy

History shows Congress can’t be relied on.

Scotland’s epic vote

A “backlash against Britishness.”

An uncertain trumpet

Obama’s continues his ambivalence towards war.

Obama vs. the generals

(Sebastian Meyer / For the Washington Post)

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    Obama vs. the generals

    The president keeps ignoring their advice.

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  • Misreading Kissinger on Israel

    Misreading Kissinger on Israel

    A review of his latest book gets it wrong.

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  • Americans sober on Islamic State?

    Americans sober on Islamic State?

    New polls show support for Obama’s policy.

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  • An underpowered U.S. strategy

    An underpowered U.S. strategy

    Iraqi and Syrian forces alone aren’t enough.

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PostPartisan

Adrian Peterson must beat his upbringing

Leaves in the child’s mouth? Threat to punch him in the face if he told anyone? There’s a whooping room? This feels like it goes beyond “this hurts me more than it hurts you.”

Outlook & Opinions

The banner still waves

The banner still waves

A visit to Fort McHenry reminds us of the history behind the anthem.

Bolster the Export-Import Bank

Bolster the Export-Import Bank

We must fight fire with fire to end the latest export credit race.

5 myths about the national anthem

5 myths about the national anthem

“The Star-Spangled Banner” turns 200 this weekend.

Islamic State threat is overstated

Islamic State threat is overstated

Why U.S. airstrikes are a mistake.

He pulled a gun on me. I loved him.

He pulled a gun on me. I loved him.

Why victims stay in violent relationships.

T. rex’s worst week

T. rex’s worst week

The king of dinosaurs faces new competitors for the throne.

Deterring Russia

Deterring Russia

NATO, U.S. must persuade Putin that they will support a Ukrainian fight against further invasion.

Isolationism in disguise

Isolationism in disguise

Sen. Marco Rubio says Obama’s foreign policy has put us at risk.

My illness isn’t glamorous

My illness isn’t glamorous

Hollywood shouldn’t romanticize ill teens.

The ups and downs of a ’70s icon

The ups and downs of a ’70s icon

In “Daring,” Gail Sheehy recounts her life as a journalist, author of “Passages” and celebrity A-lister.

Best state: North Dakota

Best state: North Dakota

It runs its elections better than any other state, a survey finds.

Five myths about ALS

Five myths about ALS

The illness behind the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Book Reviews