OP-ED

Russia’s World War II burden still is heavy

Long before Putin, my Soviet schoolteachers told me that the Soviet Union would have won the Great Patriotic War without the help of insincere Western allies.

Veterans help returning service members deal with PTSD

The nation has taken good steps toward ensuring better care for returning veterans, but more can and must be done.

Lying U.S. into Iraq War was a criminal act by Bush White House

The Iraq War wasn’t an innocent mistake, the Bush administration wanted a war.

Power from populists stuns White House

Impressive victory for the ascendant populist wing of the Democratic Party, and its spiritual leader, Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

The Iran framework: Obama’s successful engagement

To reach this point after more than 35 years when other administrations have either failed to cut a deal or refused to try is nothing short of extraordinary.

Wall Street vampires fear Warren’s light

Wall Street's vampires and their Republican backers fear the glare of publicity that defenders of reform like Sen. Elizabeth Warren would shine on their efforts to roll back oversight.

Lacking faith in an atheist president

Surveys rank atheism as the trait most likely to turn off potential voters, and atheists are the least trusted group in the United States.

Ideology of the right has credibility issue

Obamacare is working better than even its supporters expected, but its enemies say that the good news proves nothing, because nobody predicted anything different.

Unlike abortion issue, same-sex divisions won't linger

The implication is clear: Same-sex marriages are unlikely to produce anything like the social divisions associated with abortion.

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Enriching the lessons of state history

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Wage hike won’t work

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COLUMNS

Nappier's warning falls on (understandably) deaf ears

Her math may be right, but her political calculations come up short.

Obama drills hole in climate policy

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U.S. Mideast standing in tatters under Obama

Following 6 years of Obama’s steady and determined withdrawal from the Middle East, America’s standing in the region has collapsed.