The threat against America can be defined as Jihadism, with a capital J. Jihadism engages in or supports the use of force to expand the rule of Islamic law.
Polygamy is a profoundly hazardous social policy. It could create a permanent subclass of young men prone to vice and violence.
The alternative minimum tax could turn out to be a politically tolerable tax increase at a time when the country needs all the fiscal help it can get.
A Baghdad scholar is secretly working to expose Arabs to Western books on democracy and liberalism via the Internet.
Ariel Sharon and Junichiro Koizumi point the way to a centrist resurgence in American politics
Most people who identify themselves as independents are not uncommitted swing voters.
Let it be known that Jonathan Rauch has never, ever received any money from Jack Abramoff, but he is giving it back.
Why are Republicans having such a hard time cutting federal spending? The answer has to do with a critical shift in the GOP's governing strategy, dating back to the late 1990s.
President Bush seems to have had no intention of regularizing his domestic surveillance program by building a legal framework for it.
President Bush may not know it yet—or, then again, he may—but in Iraq, he is about to do what Richard Nixon did in Vietnam. He's going to start withdrawing the troops.
The outcome of the footrace between democratization and destabilization in Palestine will figure centrally in U.S foreign policy for years to come.
Businesses are using company-sponsored Web sites to spur employees to get involved in politics. See for yourself at www.igrc.net.
This marriage, so radical by some lights, aspires to reconstruct the deepest of marital traditions.
Post-Katrina fans of Big Government take note: Polls back to the '60s show that the more ambitious Washington becomes, the lower the public's confidence in it.
The question is not whether the failure to improve New Orleans's flood protection was a mistake in hindsight, but whether it was a reasonable choice in foresight.
Post-Santorum, tax-cutting and court-bashing can hold the Republican coalition together for only so much longer.
Here's hoping that a lawsuit filed in federal court against the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement—otherwise known as the Tobacco Deal—is taken seriously.
Bush's and the Republicans' problem is that, except on one crucial issue, they have lost the center.
Congress's failure to write legislation creating due process for the foreign detainees at Guantanamo Bay has blotted America's reputation and mocked the rule of law.
It'll be George W. Bush, if he doesn't change his economic policies soon