Just hearing an ideological opponent make a minor concession creates significant differences in how people view them.
Since 9/11, Americans radicalized in the U.S. have been most lethal. So why isn't there more debate about the risk of blowback from military action?
Andrew Sullivan and David Frum debate major issues posed by legalization in Colorado and beyond.
Why do people fight so much?
Squaring recent research suggesting we're "naturally moral" with all the strife in the world
The more we learn about the Boston Marathon bombing, the more reason there is to doubt the wisdom of Obama's drone-heavy approach to fighting terrorism.
The consensus is that the president needs Senate Republican to prevent the fiscal cliff. But what if that's not true?
A Tom Friedman column and a letter from former national security advisers come as some observers were starting to think Hagel's candidacy was on life support.
What about grenade launchers? Or shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles? Jacob Sullum of Reason gives his take.
In pre-emptively opposing his nomination for secretary of defense, The Weekly Standard is employing a two-tiered strategy: the low road and the lower road.
Is there a single legitimate use of firearms that requires more than six rounds of continuous fire?
If our military resources really did shrink significantly, how much damage would that do to our national security? Here's my initial estimate: zero.
Chuck Hagel, Richard Lugar, Bob Zoellick, and Jon Huntsman have been mentioned as contenders. Susan Rice, however, still lacks advocates.
If Susan Rice's nomination hopes evaporate, don't look to default candidate John Kerry. Look to the current deputy secretary.