Eugene Robinson

07/21/2014 - 1:44am

    Israelis and Palestinians may someday make peace. But the assumption should be that it won't happen soon -- perhaps not in our lifetimes.

    How often have we seen this movie? Palestinian atrocity, Israeli reaction escalating into overreaction, rocket attacks aimed at civilian targets in Israel, airstrikes targeting...

05/29/2014 - 2:41pm

    In the post-Cold War era, it was possible to hold grand illusions and chase utopian dreams. As President Obama understands, and his foreign policy critics fail to grasp, that time is past.

    We live now in a post-post-Cold War world. At West Point this week, Obama...

05/26/2014 - 4:54pm

    When Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., remarked last week that some of the opposition to President Obama's Affordable Care Act is "maybe  he's of the wrong color," he was just saying out loud what many people believe. And no, he wasn't calling Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., a "racist....

05/26/2014 - 4:53pm

    What's happening in the Republican primaries is less a defeat for the tea party than a surrender by the GOP establishment, which is winning key races by accepting the tea party's radical anti-government philosophy.

    Anyone who hopes the party has finally come...

05/22/2014 - 6:05pm

    Finally, an authentic scandal: incompetence and deception at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Given what we know so far, more heads need to roll -- and a criminal investigation should be launched.

    Republicans have accused the Obama administration of so many faux...

05/18/2014 - 11:14pm

    Republican panic at the prospect of facing Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race has suddenly reached Godzilla-nearing-Tokyo proportions.

    The election is more than two years away, and Clinton hasn't even decided whether to run. But none of this seems to...

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