The Iranian people are, for the first time in decades, worried about whether the leaders who have been their captors are not also their protectors.
The real questions are not of morality (did he have it coming?) but of timing.
The cases of Usman Khan and Lisa Marie Smith point to the problems with deradicalization.
The president’s latest pardons reveal that he wants his fighters unconstrained by modern laws of armed conflict.
The candidate has learned to kill the professor within, by going after billionaires.
Daniel Miller is fighting to divorce his state from the union.
First the ISIS leader lost his state, then he took his life.
I tried to stump him—and only once succeeded.
The best one could say about America’s abandonment of the Kurds is that they should have known we would sell them out eventually.
Geopolitics is a contest of bad ideas. Letting Turkey take control of Kurdish territory falls somewhere between “very bad” and “extremely bad.”
After years of reporting on violence, one worries about numbness. All carnage, all the time. If you live like this too long, it can warp your view of the world.
His dismissal by tweet came after an unusually long prelude of disrespect, both by President Trump and by favored allies.
His rule began brutally and ended in pathetic squalor.
The president’s callousness has reached a new low: smiling, flashing a thumbs-up next to an orphaned infant.
The manifesto that appeared just before the El Paso shooting opposed racial mixing.
What Chekhov has to tell us about capital punishment
Mark Kleiman, the drug-policy scholar who died last week, thought certain hallucinogens should be legalized.
The family battles he described foreshadowed our current national crisis.
The national security adviser was conspicuously absent from North Korea during the historic concession to Kim Jong Un.
Tucker Carlson called John Bolton a “bureaucratic tapeworm.” Is his wrath justified?