Featured Columns

A Secret Service debacle

Julia Pierson’s crucial mistake.

In Holder’s exit, a vacuum

Why finding a replacement will be especially tough.

The silly ‘war on women’

The selective outrage on women’s rights.

The Syria challenge

How do we unify the “moderate opposition”?

The most desirable trait

Women want a spouse with a “steady job.”

Get the authorization

Obama needs to call back Congress.

A better side of America

A wounded soldier brings a community together.

He’s no longer in denial

Two cheers for Obama’s U.N. speech.

Obama eats his words

The president takes back his rhetoric of retreat.

Let’s export U.S. oil

Doing so will lead to long-term benefits.

Holder and RFK’s legacy

Similar views, half a century apart.

A strategic hole

Ignoring Assad has consequences in Syria.

A new U.S.-India partnership

(Richard Drew / AP)

  • A new U.S.-India partnership

    A new U.S.-India partnership

    A joint op-ed from the countries’ leaders.

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  • Another risk for protesters

    Another risk for protesters

    Hong Kong students could face visa issues.

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  • Congress’s dereliction of duty

    Congress’s dereliction of duty

    Lawmakers duck and cover on Syria vote.

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  • ‘We have to be vigilant every day’

    ‘We have to be vigilant every day’

    France’s premier speaks on Islamist extremism.

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Julia Pierson digs the hole deeper for the Secret Service

“I wish to God you protected the White House like you’re protecting your reputation today.”

Outlook & Opinions

An abuse victim’s wish

An abuse victim’s wish

A domestic violence survivor says you might save a friend’s life by caring enough not to avert your eyes.

The public court of matrimony

The public court of matrimony

States, not courts, should decide what marriage is.

Deterring Russia

Deterring Russia

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

MARC madness: The mayors of D.C., Baltimore talk about October baseball

MARC madness: The mayors of D.C., Baltimore talk about October baseball

Supposedly, there’s only a 6 percent chance of a Nats-O’s World Series. But that hasn’t dampened the buzz.

Reforming Mexico

Reforming Mexico

The Mexican president talks about the economy, immigration and security.

A multiethnic Israel

A multiethnic Israel

The nation must stop defining itself as a Jewish state.

Criminals’ mobile shields

Criminals’ mobile shields

Phone encryption threatens public safety.

American mentors in Iraq

American mentors in Iraq

Why the U.S. might need boots on the ground to destroy the Islamic State.

Newswomen battling for supremacy

Newswomen battling for supremacy

Sheila Weller goes behind the news in the worlds of Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric and Christiane Amanpour.

Best state: West Virginia

Best state: West Virginia

It’s done the most to get more of its residents to buckle up.

Book Reviews