Latest from Max Boot
  • Opinion

People are dying because of Republican hostility to science

GOP irrationality cripples action on global warming and covid-19.
  • Jul 28, 2021
  • Opinion

Why leave Afghanistan but not Iraq? Biden’s policy makes little sense.

We still need to prevent takeovers by violent Islamist extremists — in both countries.
  • Jul 27, 2021
  • Opinion

In the real world, Biden is tough on Cuba. In the right-wing world, he’s pro-Communist.

There’s not much Biden can do to aid Cuban protesters. But Republicans pretend otherwise.
  • Jul 26, 2021
  • Opinion

The risk of a war over Taiwan is growing. Here’s how to deter Beijing.

China wouldn’t have to invade Taiwan to take it back by force. Is America ready?
  • Jul 21, 2021
  • Opinion

Stop pleading with anti-vaxxers and start mandating vaccinations

Only vaccination mandates can stop the spread of covid-19.
  • Jul 19, 2021

When unemployed writers set out to chronicle America

The story of the “rich and weird” guidebooks produced by a Depression-era project.
  • Jul 16, 2021
  • Opinion

Republicans are rewriting the past so they can seize power in the future

The GOP understands the usefulness of historical myths.
  • Jul 15, 2021
  • Opinion

Sorry, Haiti. The world’s policeman is officially off duty.

The world will miss American power when it’s gone. Haiti already does.
  • Jul 13, 2021
  • Opinion

The Taliban defeated America. Let the blame game begin.

The real blame falls squarely on politicians and generals — both American and Afghan.
  • Jul 12, 2021
  • Opinion

Republicans are preventing America from reaching Biden’s vaccination goal

Anti-vaxxer sentiment is a big problem for the whole country.
  • Jul 6, 2021