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Beyond the damage he is causing to America’s image and values, Trump is also handing a propaganda victory to the militant forces that he supposedly wants to defeat, especially Islamic State.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is a world-class political operative, but the brass-knuckled approach that made him effective as an aide to presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama — and delivered Nancy Pelosi the House speaker’s gavel in 2007 — hasn’t served him well as a big-city executive.
To many, the Holocaust is an unthinkable atrocity and a historical aberration that is easily avoided in the future. But history is long and memories are short. Is it possible that something like the Holocaust could happen again?
The Defense Department's commitment to addressing climate change is apparent in the kinds of equipment it buys.
While Putin’s military rhetoric may sound ominous, one Russian warning makes no sense whatsoever: Putin’s threat to cancel major Russian pipeline and energy projects in Turkey.
Defenders of photo ID laws regularly cite public opinion polls that show widespread support for their arguments. Yet these polls reveal no such support.
A successful deal in Paris could have significant impacts for energy and equity markets.
If the last 15 years have shown anything, it is that larger Western interventions can be less effective. Everyone knows they will one day leave, so it's hard to achieve lasting effects.
“Every time things get worse, I do better. Because people have confidence in me,” Donald Trump says.
At a time when troubles like terrorism, climate change and economic malaise often seem intractable, the movie sends a hopeful message: Never fear, America! If the problem is going to be solved, science and technology can solve it.
One recent poll shows that Republicans even opposed Barack Obama’s policy on “clemency” for Thanksgiving turkeys.
After World War Two, having crushed evil, Western politicians unleashed a deluge of good.
In an eerie echo of the Cold War, attention is focusing again on Vietnam. But this time around, the loyalties are different, and China and the United States are working overtime to come out ahead.
On Thursday at high noon, Vladimir Putin bounded out of two gigantic golden doors into the Kremlin’s glittering St. George’s Hall, where Russia’s top 1,000 officials were waiting for their president to diagnose the state of the nation in an annual address.
The richest 400 people in the United States together possess more wealth than over 60 percent of the country, a striking 194 million people and more than the populations of Mexico and Canada combined.
Carson cleverly invented a way out of the fear/compassion tension: keep refugees away from American soil, but find a way to show them compassion. Whether practical or not, it’s a message that’s likely to resonate with Carson’s core constituency.
Body fatness, response to overfeeding, how efficiently we burn calories, and even our food choices are all very much inherited and all potentially influenced by what happens to us in the roughly nine months before birth.
The media in Russia is lively, often entertaining and largely state controlled. Still, an illusion of freedom remains key for the Kremlin to maintain its grasp over a country that spans 11 time zones.
While the Vatican is not the CIA, it's central to the lives of many millions, and has a large effect on the world: and thus the way in which it conducts its business should be known.
Mainstream Republicans are desperate to stop Trump, if only because his nomination would almost certainly lead to a devastating defeat for Republicans next November. In order to stop him, however, they will have to unite behind an alternative.