In their new account of the 2020 election, two New York Times reporters reveal just how broken American democracy has become.
Americans need to cure what ails our democracy, ridding ourselves of our incipient Russification.
The country the Russians came to destroy, in fighting for its life, has become one that extends solidarity and love beyond its human citizens.
Women who served in the Afghan military are pleading for help, as Taliban fighters are hunting them down.
We’ve turned schools into battlefields, and our kids are the casualties.
If this conflict is a new cold war, it’s one that the autocracies have been pursuing energetically and the democracies have been loath to accept.
The NBA has Enes Kanter Freedom where it wants him—out of sight, out of mind, like the Uyghurs themselves.
America’s chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan added moral injury to military failure. But a group of soldiers, veterans, and ordinary citizens came together to try to save Afghan lives and salvage some American honor.
To head off the next insurrection, we’ll need to practice envisioning the worst.
Even those with a visa must endure harrowing conditions on their way to freedom.
If the United States acts now, it can still evacuate tens of thousands of Afghans whose lives are at risk for the aid they gave us.
Our abandonment of the Afghans who helped us, counted on us, and staked their lives on us is a final, gratuitous shame that we could have avoided.
Can the Biden administration build a more equal America?
It was the first sign that the 21st century would be a period of shock and disaster.
America’s worst secretary of defense never expressed a quiver of regret.
As the U.S. military prepares to leave Afghanistan, it’s running out of time to evacuate the Afghans who have helped the United States.
People in the United States no longer agree on the nation’s purpose, values, history, or meaning. Is reconciliation possible?
Teaching civics could restore health to American democracy, or inflame our mutual antagonisms.
In 1975, he failed to see what America owed the Vietnamese who had bet their lives on American promises.
Fred Wertheimer is ready to seize the opportunity to reform America’s campaign-finance laws.