| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Among former presidents, there's an unwritten rule: Once you leave the game, you don't stand on the sidelines and criticize the man who took your place. You never heard George H.W. Bush attack Bill Clinton. Never heard Clinton slamming George W. Bush....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I know it's disturbingly early to get into this, but here is my out-of-nowhere prediction for the 2016 presidential race: Hillary Clinton vs. Rand Paul.
Ms. Clinton is an easy pick. She was on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart on Tuesday night looking...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:22 PM
The crisis in Iraq and broader unrest in the Middle East have exposed a growing rift among Republicans on foreign policy, as skeptics of military intervention have more openly challenged the party's hawkish posture in the post-Sept. 11 era.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Sunday's cartoon by Kevin Kallaugher regarding Richard Cheney was right on ("The Cheney tour," July 6)!
Single-handedly behind the scenes, Mr. Cheney has wreaked more havoc than any other American citizen ever.
In 1976, he met with three other...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry thinks Iraq can be saved with a new prime minister to take the place of Nouri al-Maliki. The new one would make friends with the alienated and hostile Sunni citizens that make up some 40 percent of the country's population,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
It's a fact of human nature that it's easier to talk about who's to blame for a problem than it is to figure out what to do about the problem.
Case in point: There's a near-riot in liberal circles over the very idea that supporters of the Iraq War should...
| Jun 26, 2014
On June 14, Sunni rebels threatened Baghdad after seizing much of Iraq — and President Barack Obama fearlessly played a round at the Sunnylands Golf Course in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
The next day, the militants posted pictures of their mass...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There are some who look at Hillary Rodham Clinton’s activities -- the book tour; the serial radio, newspaper and television interviews -- and her opportunity to shatter what remains America’s ultimate glass ceiling and figure a 2016 run for...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:03 AM
UPDATED: Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are the main guests on the Sunday programs this weekend.
Obama talks to George Stephanopoulos on ABC's "This Week," which starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Obama told ABC that the World Cup is affecting some...
| Jun 19, 2014
Last fall, as President Obama weighed airstrikes against Syria, deliberations followed a clear pattern: The president solicited scores of options, planners returned with possibilities, and, according to people involved, Obama would reply with the same...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The radical Sunni Muslim group advancing in Iraq, though it puts the Middle East's stability at risk, is “just one of a number of organizations” in the region that pose a threat to U.S. interests, President Obama said Sunday.