Archive for March, 2018


No one should doubt it: John Bolton would like to start a war. That’s just who he is. Nobody in American public life today more deserves the sobriquet “war monger” than Bolton. Iran has been in his crosshairs ever since ...

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Remembering Iraq

This week marked the fifteenth anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq. Nicholas Kristof usefully reminds us of the catastrophic consequences of that decision, for the Iraqi people and for the Middle East, as well as its costs to the ...

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Storm Over Daniels

Trump denies that he had an affair with porn star Stormy Daniels. At the same time, he’s suing her to enforce their non-disclosure agreement. Huh?  Why would there have been a non-disclosure agreement about an affair that never happened?  Am ...

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Recalling Obama

Remember when we had a thoughtful, morally centered adult serving as President of the United States? Princeton Professor Julian Zelizer, in this summary of his book on Obama’s legacy, reminds us that it really wasn’t that long ago. For those ...

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