Eugene Robinson

12/18/2014 - 4:25am

    The "debate" over torture is almost as grotesque as torture itself. There can be no legitimate debate about the intentional infliction of pain upon captive and defenseless human beings. The torturers and their enablers may deny it, but they know -- and knew from the beginning -- that what they...

11/06/2014 - 5:57pm

    It was the fall of 1979. The Washington Post, which I considered the greatest newspaper in the world, was considering me for a job covering the District of Columbia's new mayor, an interesting character named Marion Barry. I knew that a couple of Post...

10/30/2014 - 2:25pm

    "I don't oppose all wars," said Barack Obama, then an Illinois state senator, in 2002. "What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war."

    Few would...

10/30/2014 - 1:45pm

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she isn't running for president. At this rate, however, she may have to.

    The Massachusetts Democrat has become the brightest ideological and rhetorical light in a...

10/23/2014 - 2:37pm

    Let's make a deal: We'll all promise not to panic about Ebola if the experts -- especially those at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- agree to get their stories straight.

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10/23/2014 - 1:50pm

    It's not too soon to state the obvious: At this point, the war against the Islamic State can only be seen as failing.

    U.S.-led air power has barely been able to keep the jihadist militants...

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