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It is fair to say that some cultural views traditionally held by evangelicals are in retreat.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, with serious blue-collar appeal, might address the Republican class problem — unless he is out of his class.
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 —...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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.
On racial issues, the GOP needs a successor to Kemp — and an alternative to Paul.