The Post-Truth President and U.S. Credibility

by Paul R. Pillar Just when we may have started to hope that the excesses of Donald Trump’s campaign will give way to a more sober and reasonable mode of behavior once in office, the president-elect has a way of… Continue Reading  

Military Force is a Blunt Instrument, Mr. President

by Larry Wilkerson Now that we have heard Secretary of State John Kerry’s emotional plea for us to believe the still rather ambiguous intelligence on chemical weapons use in Syria, there are far more substantive answers to be sought from… Continue Reading