Of Course Jeb Bush Would Have Invaded Iraq

Of Course Jeb Bush Would Have Invaded Iraq

Jeb Bush must have set some kind of record for political flip-flopping this month. “Knowing what we know now,” he was asked — that Saddam Hussein didn’t have any weapons of mass destruction, for example — “would you have authorized the invasion” of...
Risky War Business

Risky War Business

From the Islamic State to the streets of Paris, Americans get bombarded daily with fresh reminders of conflicts around the world. What’s harder to figure out is what to do about it. What would actually make us safer? Some politicians urge knee-jerk reactions....
The Bibi-GOP Clown Show

The Bibi-GOP Clown Show

That Bibi is such a piece of work. On March 3, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walked into our Capitol as though he owned the place, stuck a thumb in President Barack Obama’s eye, and walked out to multitudes of cheering Republicans. Is that a mensch or...
When Bibi Came to Town

When Bibi Came to Town

When Benjamin Netanyahu looked out over the joint session of Congress that had assembled to hear him speak on March 3, the Israeli prime minister almost caught a glimpse of something unusual: empty seats. That would’ve been a rarity in Washington, where...
Torture Doesn’t Save Lives, It Costs Them

Torture Doesn’t Save Lives, It Costs Them

Thanks to the Senate’s report on CIA torture, Americans should now realize that there was nothing “enhanced” about the Bush administration’s so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques.” These tactics were more than just cruel and degrading — they...
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