John B. Judis

Don't Let Chuck Hagel's Hardline Israel Critics Sink His Nomination
December 18, 2012

The former Republican senator deserves a fair shot to become the next Secretary of Defense.

Rein in the Rich: How Higher Taxes Could Lift the Economy
December 12, 2012

As the negotiations over the fiscal cliff continue, President Barack Obama has insisted on retaining the Bush tax cuts for the middle class, while letting the cuts for the wealthy lapse. Republicans have insisted that raising taxes on the rich would cost jobs – as many as 700,000, according to House Speaker John Boehner. Obama, for his part, says that a tax increase would not cost jobs; that it would help the economy by reducing the deficit; and that it would be fairer than imposing new taxes on the middle class.

Are Republicans Already Blowing the Next Election?
December 03, 2012

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Three Reasons Why the Israel-Gaza Ceasefire Won't Last
November 21, 2012

Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Amr has announced a ceasefire in the war between Israel and Hamas. It's good news that the fighting will stop. But aside from the immediate cessation of hostilities there's little to cheer about. Here are three reasons why in the absence of considerable outside intervention, it's only a matter of time until war breaks out again. A comprehensive peace agreement is not in sight: Peace in the former Palestine rests not only on a permanent ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, but on a comprehensive agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

The Ecstasy and Agonies of a Permanent Democratic Majority
November 16, 2012

Why the Obama coalition might still flop.

Despite Their Losses Last Night, Republicans Have One Trick Left: Gridlock
November 07, 2012

Republicans still control one of the key systems of American government.

Eight More Years! The Case for Removing Term Limits
November 05, 2012

How the 22nd Amendment is hurting the country.

The Giants Win! How Team Chemistry Trumped Statistics
October 29, 2012

Three reasons San Francisco prevailed over the Detroit Tigers

Romney Plays Reagan — And Does Well Enough
October 23, 2012

The candidates spent almost no time debating the substance of foreign policy.

Bull In a China Shop: A Glimpse of the Empty China Rhetoric We'll Hear From Romney Tonight
October 22, 2012

Romney’s current China rhetoric isn’t directed at Beijing but at Akron.

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