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Barack Obama

dnc

Democrats are struggling to reconcile an existential contradiction. They know that something has gone terribly wrong with their party and that it must adapt to...
peace

It was a shock to the status quo on Tuesday when, standing beside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump abandoned decades of U.S....
Venezuela

The Trump Treasury Department’s move to impose sanctions on and to freeze the assets of a series of high-profile Venezuelan actors—including the country’s new vice...
Iran

A senior Iranian cleric’s observation this week that Iranian missiles could hit Tel Aviv in seven minutes made international headlines and was a useful reminder...
settlements

Two important things happened tonight: Donald Trump reversed Barack Obama's policy toward Israel's settlements, and the New York Times headline on the story about it...
ISIS

From the February 2017 issue: ... In the eight years of the Obama presidency, war broke out twice between the Palestinians and the Israelis and nearly...
Barack Obama

On his way out the door of the People’s House, former President Barack Obama informed reporters that his time out of the political spotlight might...
Barack Obama

For a president who won the White House by promising to serve as an antidote to the ills of the Obama era, Donald Trump’s allies...
Obama

As John Podhoretz wrote, these are days of promise and opportunity for America’s political media professionals. So far, they’re squandering their shot. By indulging in...
alternative facts

It’s possible the new White House team knew what they were doing when they sent Sean Spicer to pick a fight and say things that...
donald trump

The general line about the Trump speech is that it was very dark. That misses the true import of the speech, which is that it...
Barack Obama

Say this for Barack Obama: He was personally untarnished by scandal and he was consistently dignified and thoughtful. Those are all qualities we may miss...