Obama

In Defense of Polarizing Politicians
What Margaret Thatcher could teach Obama-era pundits
April 12, 2013

Barack Obama's critics—and many of his supporters—assume a leader who polarizes the population has failed. Margaret Thatcher's many eulogists do not share that view. 

Afghanistan After the War
Is peace possible?
March 28, 2013

In our preoccupation with our war in Afghanistan, we've lost sight of how to bring the country peace.

Say Yes to the Pipeline—and New Green Regulations
Why triangulation is the answer on Keystone
March 14, 2013

How to fix the messy politics of the embattled pipeline project.

The Era of Basketball Diplomacy
Why Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea was no fluke
March 12, 2013

Why Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea was no fluke.

The Ongoing and Hugely Risky Bailout of the Housing Market
Why the next housing crisis could be worse than the last one
March 01, 2013

Unless the White House changes course, the next housing crisis will be worse than the last one

How the GOP Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the ICC
Did the hunt for Kony convince Republicans to finally embrace international justice?
February 25, 2013

Did the hunt for Kony convince Republicans to finally embrace international justice?

Welcome to Phase Three of the Arab Spring
Islamists are waning in the Arab world. But will Obama notice?
February 22, 2013

Islamists are waning in the Arab world. But will Obama notice?

Obama's Pivot to Europe
Forget China. An EU trade deal would be the real game-changer.
February 20, 2013

Forget China: A trade deal with Europe would be the real game-changer.

Obama's False 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Narrative
Is the president really the gay rights hero he says he is?
February 19, 2013

Is the president really the gay rights hero he says he is?

Good Speech, Bad Strategy
Obama's State of the Union doesn't bode well for his coalition
February 13, 2013

Obama's State of the Union doesn't bode well for the future of his coalition.

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