Homeland-security threats and national-security threats demand different responses.
Because of the sheer prevalence of police brutality in America, public officials have gotten better at managing the shock.
Making extremist leaders answer for their actions will deter future violence.
Our mass-shooting guidance may be woefully out of date.
He’s grasping at straws, not solidifying his political base.
U.S. national security depends upon our allies’ ability to trust us with intelligence. Mar-a-Lago was no place to keep top-secret documents.
The FBI search at Mar-a-Lago prompts sincere talk of violence. But some threats remain mere threats.
The hearings give the former president’s followers a new excuse to quietly back away.
Even when a shooter acts alone, their ideology is often shared.
The president continues to push for accommodating individual preferences rather than promoting collective solutions to the coronavirus.
COVID seems like a new problem, but Americans know how to raise and lower their guard when circumstances change.
By accepting risk and planning for failure, communities are more likely to survive catastrophes.
Security experts maximize defenses. But places of worship need to remain welcoming.
The decision to move on to the recovery phase needs to be made by politicians, not scientists.
People who opt out of shots shouldn’t expect their employers, health insurers, and fellow citizens to accommodate them.
Beyond limiting the coronavirus’s flow from hot spots to the rest of the country, allowing only vaccinated people on domestic flights will change minds, too.
We may never reach the point when viral spread stops, but a strategy of minimizing risk—not eliminating it—can help Americans reclaim normalcy.
Reversing the previous administration’s cruelties isn’t the same as an unconditional welcome.
If Trump keeps losing, the risk of future violence will abate.
The pandemic is unfolding as if on a split screen. The winter looks bleak, but Americans can now give themselves permission to hope for a speedy vaccine rollout.