Conservatives are feeling glum about the crop of Republican presidential contenders...
Christopher Buckley talks about politics, Republicans, the war, spending, McCain, Obama, and American life...
The collapse of the giant immigration overhaul in the Senate might demonstrate that the dreaded status quo -- 12 million people living in the country illegally and more arriving each day -- is not really so dreadful after all...
As my Foreign Policy colleagues Kori Schake and Peter Feaver have written recently, such partisan endorsements by former military officials are growing more frequent, and risk turning the military into even more of a political football than it already is. "Such political endorsements contribute to toxic civil-military relations," writes Feaver. They "damage ... the norm of a non-partisan military that has served our country well."
The Scheinman collection brings to life the story of how two friends, a white American and a black Kenyan, helped African democracy bloom. By Tom Shachtman.