Watching the past two weeks of the Republican and Democratic conventions, it's hard to remember a more grotesque political event.
Unlike Mitt Romney, Barack Obama not only has a plan to strengthen American statecraft, he's got four years of achievements to show for his efforts.
Whatever his failings, the president is likeable enough -- and incumbency is a powerful home-court advantage.
Barack Obama's correction to the excesses of the George W. Bush years was necessary. But cold-blooded realism is not enough to safeguard America's interests and promote its values.
If there's one thing that Obama and Romney agree on, it's more military spending. Too bad they're both wrong.
From Guantánamo to Joseph Kony, the boasts that could invite a backlash.
After three empty days in Tampa, the Republican Party seems out of ideas on how to run America's foreign policy.
Mitt Romney’s foreign policy would echo the best of America’s bipartisan traditions. But the desperate Obama caricature of it is just a sad indication of how much the president has failed.
Mitt Romney’s foreign policy isn’t an afterthought, it’s a frightening return to a bullying neoconservative ideology -- and Americans should be worried.
Five reasons why it's awkward that Condi's speaking at the GOP convention.
International affairs is serious business -- not a game of fill-in-the-blanks.
Mitt Romney shouldn't shy away from a fight on foreign policy. He can win it.
The Republicans will present a united front at the convention, but divisive issues are bubbling below the surface.
Why do Mitt Romney and Barack Obama want to hand over so much of your money to men with guns?
Romney criticizes Obama's defense plan, but the real problem is his own running mate.
It's not true that Mitt Romney's veep choice is a complete neophyte on foreign policy. But his major foray abroad does not inspire confidence.
Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan to be his vice president isn't surprising -- it's sadly indicative of the lack of worldly Republicans today.
Forget October bombshells. The real surprise in the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign will come when disaffected voters shun the polls.
Want to fix the economy? Stop the partisan brinkmanship.
Romney's ridiculous fight about who's got the bigger military doesn't worry Obama. But should it?