The next VA Secretary will need to press reset on an entrenched bureaucracy with surging demand.
The Obama administration's ambitious new clean energy policy has the coal industry on the warpath.
Why is President Obama afraid to talk about the real levers of American exceptionalism?
The dirty secret about Obama’s Afghan plan is that tens of thousands of American civilians will be on the ground long after the troops have left.
It's been a year since Obama’s big speech about reforming the U.S. targeted killing program. Here are 10 things about the forever war that have hardly budged at all.
From Ukraine to Syria, is Barack Obama's foreign-policy legacy already doomed?
Reaching out to Tehran, not smashing its economy, is what made the nuke deal possible -- and it could have happened much earlier.
Barack Obama is insisting on a false choice between doing nothing in Syria or going to war.
Why Obama's Asia trip only made China angrier and inflamed regional tensions.
Obama's defense of his foreign policy illustrates much of what's wrong with it.
Military muscle flexing in Asia; Hagel's approval rating low; Crash in Afg probably an accident; Assad to seek a third term; In China, the Big Ban Theory; and a bit more.
The rebalancing to Asia is real and the president isn’t there right now to salvage a phantom policy.
Leave the gifts at home, Mr. President. Here are the five things America’s allies in Asia really need.
Will Obama tweak missile defense posture?; McCain, Flake furious about the VA; Blue Angels commander in hot water; Hagel brings the muscle; Marine regrets crucifying himself; and a bit more.
Why Tom Donilon's empty claims about America’s rebalancing to Asia obscure a dangerous reality.
...and other strategies for managing the world's most important bilateral relationship.
Income inequality in the U.S. is now as bad as it was in aristocratic Europe. Are the bread riots finally coming?
The Obama administration has won a significant human rights triumph in Geneva. But it has gone unheralded amid strident criticisms about spying, drones, and detainees.
With the peace process sputtering, will John Kerry abandon his signature initiative -- or cling to his belief that a deal can really be reached?
By pledging not to use force outside NATO territory, Obama might as well have given Putin a free pass to annex more territory.
How Secretary of State John Kerry could turn the ashes of Middle East peace into diplomacy that actually gets results.
The U.S. will soon be an energy exporter. But administration officials are overselling that potential.