‘The American War’ Podcast
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This is a sobering historical moment.

There are plenty of better options.

Don’t expect the president and his hardcore supporters to call for reconciliation.

The Republican health-care bill shows what happens when an entire party gets careless.

Don’t give him the benefit of the doubt.

Republicans try to rush the bill through Congress without anyone noticing.

‘The Greatest’ fought too long, got hit too much and disregarded signs of brain damage.

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The party should open its presidential primaries to independent voters and strip superdelegates of their convention votes.

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It’s watered down but just as unnecessary.

The far-right AfD was buoyed by social-media campaigns of the kind Russia has used elsewhere.

At $9 billion, the Md. governor’s toll lanes plan would be a massive undertaking.

(EPA/Ritchie B. Tongo)
(EPA/Ritchie B. Tongo)
Our lawmakers don’t understand technology well enough — or are too beholden to business interests — to protect the public.
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His rhetoric against North Korea covers acts that are against international law.

Some thoughts on that survey claiming college students are hostile to free speech.

Republicans were clearly not ready to take power. Democrats must avoid that fate.

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Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin embraces President Jimmy Carter on his arrival at Camp David, Maryland on Sept. 5, 1978 to begin the Middle East summit. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty) (Bob Daugherty / AP)
Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin embraces President Jimmy Carter on his arrival at Camp David, Maryland on Sept. 5, 1978 to begin the Middle East summit. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty) (Bob Daugherty / AP)
A secret report documents a decades-long spy program that amounted to little.
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We know from N. Korea what happens when we walk away from these agreements.

  • Jeffrey Lewis
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How tax breaks and a quasi-colonial status make the island vulnerable to disasters.

  • Yarimar Bonilla
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He has jolted us to address the decay in our civic culture and institutions.

No, the United Nations isn’t anti-American.

  • David Bosco
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A secret report documents a decades-long spy program that amounted to little.

  • Yossi Melman, Dan Raviv
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Beset with struggles from the start, the monument, like the man it honors, perseveres.

  • Eric Lamar
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And they need more support from the county.

  • John J. McCarthy
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The longer we take to engage with reality, the steeper our losses will be.

  • Stephen Nash
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Adding a historical marker in Lynchburg is a mark of progress.

  • Pamela Newkirk
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The commonwealth must come up with appropriate funding for VRE, too.

  • Jeffrey C. McKay
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