North Korea’s missile tests reinforce US regional strategy
U.S. leaders should emphasize collaboration with allies, underscore military commitment and encourage South Korean diplomatic leadership. The Biden administration is returning to traditional, very strong ties between the U.S. and our allies, including closer military cooperation.
We don’t need a mandated detour to electric vehicles
Electric vehicles aren’t the best choice for everyone, even with thousands of dollars in tax subsidies for EVs and hidden regulatory subsidies making regular cars cost more.
Sweden’s faux neutrality couldn’t survive Putin’s Ukraine war
For generations, a nominally neutral Sweden could thrive only by aligning itself quietly, if unmistakably, with the American empire. Today, the country’s push for NATO membership is making that alignment explicit.
Putin’s appetite is bigger than just Ukraine: How to stop a territorial predator
The West must be prepared for Russian hybrid expansionism to spread outside the Ukrainian theater.
Bill fulfills a PACT to address troops’ burn pit exposure
If passed, this legislation would expand eligibility for VA health care to more than 3.5 million post-9/11 combat veterans exposed to burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The GOP’s 3-pronged strategy to win back the House
Inflation, urban crime and illegal immigration are all issues that fit into a larger conservative story about government.
To pay for the war, Ukraine needs the EU’s help to restart its economy
The devastation wrought by Russia’s invasion remains incalculable. Eventually, Ukraine, a country of around 40 million, will need international assistance and support to rebuild. Shoring up its economy and beginning that process should start now.
Politics have distorted Americans’ views of the economy
Republicans should be happier than they are with current economic conditions, and Democrats more dissatisfied.
Jan. 6 panel made the case against Trump
At long last, the House Jan. 6 committee held its first hearing, and made it a pretty good one
A long war in Ukraine could bring global chaos
Kyiv has reason to hope it can prevail, but Vladimir Putin’s efforts to seed global economic trouble could weaken international support.
People want to work for big, boring companies again
There’s never been a better time to go work for a big company.
Climate change is a military problem for the US
The U.S. military cannot delay taking action to address climate change, the most persistent strategic threat we face.
The US should be paying more attention to the Pacific
Though lightly populated, the Pacific Islands are critical to the security interests of the U.S. and its allies.
The rental car apocalypse has a terrible sequel
If you’re itching for a dream vacation this summer after two years of travel restrictions, then you might end up paying more to rent a car than you spend on a plane ticket.
A Ukraine and national security playbook for the Biden administration
The world is watching to see if wars of aggression and annexation are worth the cost, and if the United States and our allies are willing to remain committed.
Arredondo’s failure wasn’t the only one in Uvalde
The Uvalde, Texas, school district police chief failed. But we’ve failed, too. When are we going to muster the courage to confront the subset of Americans who strive to convince us that we’re unsafe without a gun, and then work hard to create the conditions that make it so?
Supreme Court’s leak probe is self-destructive
The person who leaked a draft ruling overturning Roe v. Wade could stop the acrimony and finger-pointing from getting worse by coming forward.
Did Biden’s big speech on guns change anyone’s mind?
A prime-time address about gun violence wasn’t likely to accomplish much. On the other hand, the president did not have a lot to lose.