Don't waste precious time pushing maximalist demands. Diplomacy is the art of the possible.
A critical mass of reporting staff and editors have pivoted from objectivity to activism, utilizing their position to virtue signal or advance a predetermined worldview rather than present facts or spur public discourse.
Despite challenges, courts have routinely noted the Constitution's approval of legislative prayers—by chaplains, volunteers and even elected officials.
Whether the GOP opposition is led in the upcoming years by President Trump or one of the party's next generation of conservative leaders like Senator Hawley, its future lies in a populist program.
In its early stage, and especially if properly appreciated and managed, Saudi/Qatari rapprochement is a gift from the outgoing administration to the incoming one.
The Democrats should have long ago tweaked their recent campaigns to feature the Texas representatives creepy and moronic rhetoric.
Baolige fled to Sweden ten years ago from the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China (IMAR), after facing persecution from Chinese authorities for his activism. Now he could be sent back.
The Qatar-Saudi deal is a huge step in the right direction. If managed properly, will make it easier for the U.S. to do the big things without distraction.
The sum total of a Biden China policy at this point seems to be multilateralism. Toward what end, we have not the faintest idea.
Georgia is about to hold the most consequential runoff election in American history.
Biden is looking at a judiciary that will take seriously the separation of powers and will not let itself become a policy-making body.
Instead of dwelling on electoral defeat, the president might still grab the chance for some version of post-election victory.
Socialism, COVID relief, and getting ready for the new workplace.
Whilst some nations have had national memorials, there has not yet been a global moment to share our collective pain.
The national debt has doubled thanks in no small part to efforts to alleviate the impact of the economic lockdown used to prevent the disease from spreading.
Events that, separately, are perfectly manageable, can create a dangerous interplay if they happen at the same time, triggering cascades of failure. And the new year may harbor a few of those.