International

09/18/2014 - 4:46pm

    As he offered to the nation his prescription for the most recent Middle East crisis, President Barack Obama reminded me of Michael Corleone in "The Godfather: Part III." "Just when I thought I was out," sighed the young mob boss about his efforts to leave the family business, "they pull me back in."...

09/18/2014 - 4:42pm

    There are three things in life that you should never do ambivalently: get married, buy a house or go to war. Alas, we're about to do No. 3. Should we?

    President Barack Obama clearly took this...

09/18/2014 - 4:40pm

    The strategy President Obama has laid out to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the new Middle East terrorist peril reveals him as a man divided between combating the immediate threat and persevering in his determination get this country of "a perpetual war footing....

09/18/2014 - 4:32pm

    On Wednesday evening, just before the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that have shaped modern American history, President  Barack Obama gave a speech that outlined a plan for fighting the Islamic State extremist group.

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09/18/2014 - 4:30pm

    Whether President Barack Obama's plan to combat the Islamic State actually degrades and destroys the organization may take years to determine, but the debate in the coming weeks over that policy will tell us whether America can have a public discussion...

09/18/2014 - 4:29pm

    Over the last decade, the views of Americans on foreign policy have swung sharply from support for intervention to a profound mistrust of any military engagement overseas. Over the same period, political debates on foreign affairs have been bitter and polarized, defined by the...

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