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Still the lesser evil

Much of the left still views Obama favorably.

Obama’s rough sketch

His Islamic State strategy is taking shape.

Hidden eye of the law

Are traffic cameras for safety or raising cash?

Single parent paradox

The huge benefits of long-acting birth control.

New Deal liberalism

FDR’s vision lives on through today’s populists.

The White House jumper

The public pays for the Secret Service’s mistakes.

The GOP’s big task

Can anyone transform the party’s appeal in 2016?

Obama goes off script

America wasn’t prepared for this.

Kerry fails his own test

It’s no wonder he’s having trouble rounding up allies.

No ‘imaginary Indians’

Our incomplete version of history masks a real slur.

The mystifying election

What looked to be a GOP slam dunk isn’t any longer.

Next economic surprise?

Slower growth is a reality, but how much slower?

Modernize military hiring

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    Modernize military hiring

    Rank should reflect work experience.

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    In defense of tax inversion

    Don’t blame companies for fleeing the IRS.

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    Punishing high school journalists

    Student editors refused to use the ‘R-Word’.

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  • The people’s house no longer

    The people’s house no longer

    The sad evolution of White House security.

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PostPartisan

U.S. shouldn’t be ‘the buffoon country’ on climate change

U.S. candidates who aren’t serious about climate change “have no business in our public life,” expert Jeffrey Sachs says.

Outlook & Opinions

Christianity in Iraq is finished

Christianity in Iraq is finished

Time to face the truth and help the refugees.

The wrong reaction to Ebola

The wrong reaction to Ebola

Yes, there is an Ebola crisis, but the West is ignoring the story of Africans.

Five myths about the NFL

Five myths about the NFL

From concussions to arrests to socialism.

‘The West Wing’ changed me

‘The West Wing’ changed me

Fifteen years after it began, the show still has an impact on people.

Joe Biden’s worst week

Joe Biden’s worst week

Four gaffes in four days? Even for the vice president, that’s impressive.

How the GOP lost its empathy

How the GOP lost its empathy

Will the party return to its progressive roots?

A delay of climate change

A delay of climate change

Trees offer a way to soak up carbon until we get serious about finding long-term solutions.

Iran remains our biggest challenge

Iran remains our biggest challenge

The U.S. should not align with a regime so opposed to our ideals.

The drone that started it all

The drone that started it all

Richard Whittle traces the history of the Predator drone from its slow beginnings to its ultimate success.

Sturm und drang

Sturm und drang

The burden, and blessing, of my German heritage.

Best state: Montana

Best state: Montana

Experts say its tax system is the nation’s fairest.

Credible conspiracy theorists

Credible conspiracy theorists

Questioning JFK’s assassination is not crazy.

Book Reviews