Congress should allow the Justice Department to sue OPEC for violating antitrust laws.
Dating back to 1950s preparations for nuclear war and revised after the Sept. 11 attacks, the presidential directives are not shown to Congress.
In remarks at a conference in Dallas, he also decried the recent protests at justices’ homes and said conservatives would not adopt such tactics.
The reasons to doubt the wisdom of our foreign policy establishment have not suddenly evaporated.
What Putin’s invasion has revealed about realism and idealism in foreign policy.
Ken Paxton, the Texas attorney general, earned the most votes in Tuesday’s G.O.P. primary. His embrace of Trumpism has helped him weather a series of allegations.
A collective that blazed a trail with corporate hoaxes occupies an uneasy space between art and activism.
Senator Mitch McConnell is working furiously to bring allies to Washington who will buck Donald J. Trump. It’s not going according to plan.
Conservatives must make a clear break with neo-neoconservative foreign policy.
A parole-like board for prisoners at Guantánamo Bay recommended repatriating the Saudi man, whom the military tortured and so could not be put on trial.
It’s plausible that the United States as we know it could disintegrate. Institutions need to consider worst-case scenarios — to help avoid them.
The collapse of decency feeds the attacks on democracy.
Why I am drawn to Didion’s earlier work and its ambiguities.
Nearly 15 years after he left office, the prime minister’s support for the Iraq war has not been forgiven by many in Britain.
He possessed a quality rare among politicians: profound comfort in his own skin.
Republicans see an opportunity. Democrats have a lot of work to do.
NATO promised Ukraine full membership in 2008, but without explaining how or when. Putin sees that promise as an ongoing threat to Russia.
The party’s good fortune in avoiding profound punishment for all its follies is the reason those follies will probably continue.
Readers pay tribute to Mr. Powell but also criticize aspects of his record. Also: Sexism harms everyone.
A former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, secretary of state and national security adviser, Mr. Powell died on Monday, his family said.
Though the state is getting bluer, voters’ exhaustion is imperiling the former governor’s comeback attempt against his Republican rival, Glenn Youngkin.
California Democrats were able to nationalize the vote — thanks to an avalanche of money, party discipline and, above all, an easily demonized opponent.
The former president was an active participant in the politics he now bemoans.
Twenty years after the attacks, the United States is still grappling with the consequences of brutal interrogations carried out in the name of national security.
Twenty years after the worst attack on American soil, the loss of nearly 3,000 people was remembered in events across the country.
Both President Biden and former President George W. Bush acknowledged that what has happened in the years since has only challenged the notion that Americans found strength in coming together.
The battle to define the next American grand strategy.
Overdosing on macho after 9/11 led America astray.
Yet, the failures in Iraq and Afghanistan obscure the striking success of a multilateral effort that extends to as many as 85 countries.
By 9/11, domestic extremism was already on the rise.
After the attacks, American culture became one of prohibitions. Then the Iraq War made it difficult to address Sept. 11 on its own terms.
Republicans keep dragging us backward.
The withdrawal from Afghanistan is a final step in the transformation of American warfare into something sanitized and edited out of view.
The president has taken pains to show his commitment to the storm response even as his administration deals with the Afghanistan pullout and other critical issues.
Our stumbling withdrawal was bad. The decades of waste and quagmire were much worse.
The last American flight from Afghanistan left behind a host of unfulfilled promises and anxious questions about the country’s fate.
In 2001, when the Taliban were weak and ready to surrender, the U.S. passed on a deal. Nearly 20 years later, the Taliban hold all the cards.
Mr. Rumsfeld, who served under Gerald Ford and George W. Bush, was in charge of the invasion of Iraq and later said that the removal of Saddam Hussein had “created a more stable and secure world.”
The decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit leaves the three-decade-old ban in place while litigation continues.
The House is expected to repeal the 2002 authorization for the invasion of Iraq, and the Senate will consider doing so as well in a rare debate over war powers.
They must manage a relationship that has gone sour so things don’t get worse, and figure out how to cooperate where they need to.
The judge, Zahid N. Quraishi of New Jersey, said after his selection by President Biden, “Candidly, I would prefer to be the hundredth, if not the thousandth.”
The cycles of queer progress.
The right to self-defense against Israel’s continued aggression belongs to all Palestinians.
The shift mirrors broader societal frustrations after two decades of wars, a pervasive problem of sexual assault and harassment of female troops and the exposure of political extremism in the ranks.
Under a deal with the military court, Majid Khan, who has admitted being a courier for Al Qaeda, will give up his chance to call witnesses to his torture in return for being released as soon as next year.
The justices may get a chance to redeem the court’s own failed promises.
At a summit he convened, the president discovered how difficult it will be to re-establish America as an environmental leader.
Even with violence escalating in the country, President Biden is bringing American troops home after nearly 20 years of war.