Recent Articles by Michael Gerson
Published: Thursday, September 25, 2014 8:08 pm MDT
It is fair to say that some cultural views traditionally held by evangelicals are in retreat.
Published: Monday, September 22, 2014 7:46 pm MDT
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, with serious blue-collar appeal, might address the Republican class problem — unless he is out of his class.
Published: Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:37 pm MDT
First tendency of our society should mirror our best instincts as human beings: to support those with serious illness. And not to send a social message — through a law and a doctor with a final IV —...
Published: Thursday, September 11, 2014 11:16 pm MDT
Suffice it to say, the American campaign in Iraq and Syria will take years and hit major obstacles. It is one thing to have a strategy; another to pursue it with creativity and absolute resolve.
Published: Monday, September 8, 2014 7:03 pm MDT
I don't really care what Obama calls the global campaign against this enemy, as long as he is truly determined to "defeat 'em." Though it would be helpful to remind Americans: We fight 'em there, so we don't fa...
Published: Thursday, September 4, 2014 5:34 pm MDT
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa demands directness: We are about to witness a human catastrophe that could destroy large portions of a continent and pose a global threat. And the response of the world, includ...
Published: Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:15 pm MDT
Detached from its story, Israel is a quarrelsome, flawed democracy on the edge of the Mediterranean. But Israel is its story — the story of slavery, statehood, expulsion, scattering, near-extermination an...
Published: Monday, August 25, 2014 7:59 pm MDT
For years, Obama has reacted to events in the Middle East, and lately been at their mercy. Now he must provide some assurance that he is shaping events with a strategy that culminates in the end of the Islamic ...
Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:23 pm MDT
Obama remains a rhetorical spectator to events in Iraq and Syria he does not want to own, and that he believes America has a limited ability to influence.
Published: Monday, August 18, 2014 11:04 pm MDT
On racial issues, the GOP needs a successor to Kemp — and an alternative to Paul.