The president has institutionalized indefinite detention, kill lists, and undeclared war. Has he acted recklessly? Or can GOP politicians be trusted with those powers?
His kill list is being rebranded as a "disposition matrix." But if drone strikes work, why would we need another decade of them?
Asked about the strike that killed him, a senior adviser to the president's campaign suggests he should've "had a more responsible father."
Jill Stein, Gary Johnson, and two others gathered in Chicago, and agreed that civil liberties and the rule of law are under attack.
The GOP nominee says his Middle East policy would be about more than just killing bad guys. The trick isn't setting the goals, it's achieving them.
Andrew Sullivan says he'll use it less scrupulously than the president. But based on what evidence? Current policy is plenty unscrupulous already.
Gene Healy argued in 2008 that President Bush's executive power excesses would require more than a personnel change to reverse.
Almost two-thirds of Democrats and a majority of Republicans agree that the United States should be less involved in Middle Eastern politics.
The Egyptians dined among skeletons, the Romans fabricated eggs, and the Persians sat amid tapestries hung with cords of scarlet linen ...
The former presidential candidate, who is nearing death, warned of the folly of the Vietnam and Iraq Wars. Americans came to agree with him -- but only when it was too late.
The actor and right-leaning pundit says taxes must be raised to balance the budget, and jokes about worrying for his safety while leaving the studio.
Because those were the odds estimated by one of Obama's top national-security advisors.
Asked who won the town hall between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, Los Angelenos were emphatic. The problem: The event hadn't yet happened.
Tom Ridge made that surprising, unsupported claim on debate night -- and went on to offer an unusual critique of Obama's drone strikes.
In a forgotten interview, he ruled out supporting the chief justice based on Roberts' excessive deference to executive power.
Did President Obama call Benghazi an "act of terror" the next day? It's actually ambiguous -- and beside the point.
The Washington Post blogger attacks the secretary of state's feminist credentials, but in doing so calls her own into question.
Senators were told that Saddam Hussein could deliver biological and chemical weapons to America via unmanned drones.
Take the 107th Congress, which passed the PATRIOT Act, approved the Iraq War, and created the Department of Homeland Security.
In his last match-up with President Obama, he moved toward the center on domestic matters. Is national security or civil liberties next?