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A Churchillian warning

Netanyahu offered a real alternative on Iran.

Netanyahu’s fantasy

His speech was utterly divorced from reality.

Beneath the bluster

Netanyahu’s tone hid a more nuanced view.

New Jersey’s phony

Chris Christie sells out the state’s taxpayers.

The court can’t hide

King v. Burwell arguments favored the White House.

Rein in the IRS

The agency’s pattern of corruption.

Netanyahu’s damage

His speech threatens U.S. support for Israel.

Shareholders’ big skim

Investors get richer at employees’ expense.

Obamacare’s rescuer?

Kennedy may disappoint conservatives.

‘Net neutrality’ myths

More regulation threatens to affect Internet’s vitality.

Netanyahu’s call to arms

Congress declares war at his request.

Another GOP meltdown

It only hurts the party’s 2016 chances.

Obam’s weakness on Iran

(Jacquelyn Martin / AP)

  • Obam’s weakness on Iran

    Obam’s weakness on Iran

    The White House is conceding too much.

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  • Words that kill

    Words that kill

    The suicide of Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich.

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  • The limits of ‘decapitation’

    The limits of ‘decapitation’

    Killing top terrorists may not be enough.

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  • Squeezing Somalia may backfire

    Squeezing Somalia may backfire

    Limits on money transfers could fuel terrorism.

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Give veterans access to needed care

Give veterans access to needed care

A gap between Veterans Affairs and Pentagon prescription rules leaves veterans in medical limbo.

The U.S. is squandering its airpower

The U.S. is squandering its airpower

Air attacks haven’t yet been put to a full and proper test in our fight against the Islamic State.

Outlook & Opinions

Let’s embrace competition in AP testing

Let’s embrace competition in AP testing

The College Board’s monopoly must end.

The end of John Roberts’ dream?

The end of John Roberts’ dream?

So much for a nonpartisan Supreme Court.

Five myths about King v. Burwell

Five myths about <i>King v. Burwell</i>

Does the case hinge on a mistake in the Affordable Care Act?

Who had the worst week in Washington? Randy Wittman.

Who had the worst week in Washington? Randy Wittman.

The Wizards coach has overseen a brick of a season.

Along the Selma march route, progress has been two steps forward, one back

Along the Selma march route, progress has been two steps forward, one back

A photo essay marking the 50th anniversary of the civil rights rally.

Political attacks on Common Core

Political attacks on Common Core

For politicians, opposition to the standards is a craven applause line.

Enrolling extremists

Enrolling extremists

‘Jihadi John’ was a graduate at my university.

The most self-serving words in publishing; ‘New Afterword by the Author’

The most self-serving words in publishing; ‘New Afterword by the Author’

Inside those parts of a book that you probably never read

Best state in America: D.C., where pot is legal — and untaxed

Best state in America: D.C., where pot is legal — and untaxed

Washingtonian weed fans rejoice.

Five myths about NASCAR

Five myths about NASCAR

Yes, the drivers really are athletes.

Book Reviews