The speech that will be remembered from the ceremony for the late U.S. Senator John McCain will not be Obama’s
The late senator embodied the classical republican virtue of aristocracy, yet he was not above the barbarous opportunism that brought us Sarah Palin, and her political heirs
Successive two-term administrations made a mess of the Middle East. Who will clean up?
Did the U.S. choose to ignore the source of 1999 bombings that propelled the security-agency bureaucrat to the top post he has never relinquished?
The former George W. Bush administration adviser and diplomat talks Iran, North Korea, and other NatSec issues
The Republican looks to Tehran, while the Democrat defends Israel
The historical relationship—and the proximity to power it afforded—enabled wider acceptance of Jews in America