Readers from around the world register the surprising effects of the Iran nuclear deal.
What the Iran “debate” has taught us about our ability to discuss world affairs
“Israel’s fundamental problem is that Iran is inevitably the regional hegemon once freed of the sanctions regime.”
If Iran really threatens nuclear Holocaust, one asks, why aren’t opponents of the agreement demanding all-out war to stop it?
“The problem with libs/progressives/dems is that they project their rational mind onto others.” An opponent of the agreement explains what supporters (like me) are getting wrong.
The man bites dog / dog bites man conundrum applied to story-framing
Why is Barack Obama saying, “It’s the deal—or war?” Is it fear-mongering? Or “the dictates of cold, hard logic”? He explains his thinking in a conversation with journalists.
The agreement doesn’t guarantee that Tehran will never produce nuclear weapons—because no agreement could do so.
“You might want to consider taking a very long vacation to IRAN! If not North Korea, China and Russia I'm sure would take you too!” Voices from the movement of the moment.
The passions evoked by Donald Trump deserve notice. His “candidacy” does not.
In a nation built on the separation of church and state, the line a Christian president walked at a ceremony for a murdered Christian preacher
Did the speech in Charleston demonstrate President Obama’s lasting achievements? Or the limits of what he has done? Ten views.
The president delivers his single most accomplished rhetorical performance, and it’s one you should watch rather than read.
How the latest Democratic candidate makes the case for policies necessary to cope with our Second Gilded Age
Have presidential candidates learned the right lessons from the experiences of Obama and Bush? A person in the middle of the Iraq-and-Afghanistan debates tells us how to find out.
“There is something about watching Fox News that leads people to do worse on these [factual] questions than those who don’t watch any news at all.” A political scientist on what Roger Ailes has wrought, including the problems he is creating for his own GOP.
An underdog (potential) candidate makes the case for a new approach
On Tuesday night, the man credited, or blamed, for shaping the city will explain his record, and connect the city's prospects with the nation's.
"There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged."
The man who said he'd close his business and fire his employees if Obama was re-elected ... is back!