A Deal With Iran Gives the US the Most Options

Last week brought President Obama what he hopes will be a definitive breakthrough in his foreign policy: a negotiated deal with Iran that would deny that country a nuclear weapon as well as the key elements necessary for building a nuclear weapon, all while avoiding yet another war in the Middle East. The stakes, it should be clear, are dire. The options, however, remain murky. Continue reading

In the Midst of Challenges, a Dysfunctional Washington has Americans Looking to 2016

The theatre of the absurd in Washington has fed into a dispiriting trend: the apparently unstoppable forward creep of the election cycle. As Congress stalls and the President loses credibility, more Americans are looking to the next election. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the three-year Presidential campaign. Continue reading