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[Raj Persaud & Adiran Furnham] The snap election trap

The Conservative Party’s loss of its parliamentary majority in the United Kingdom’s snap election has proved political pundits, pollsters and other prognosticators wrong once again. And, once again, ...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:41

[Other view] ‘War on drugs’ is costing thousands of lives

While American foreign policy has for years fixated on the conflict in Syria and the Middle East, just across the border in Mexico and throughout Central America tens of thousands of people lost thei...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:41

[Jan-Werner Mueller] Theresa May’s other citizens of nowhere

British Prime Minister Theresa May has, of her own volition, stripped her Conservative Party of its governing parliamentary majority by calling an early election. If she stays on as prime minister, s...

Updated : 2017.06.12 17:44

[Other view] Theresa May’s disastrous failure

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s election gamble has failed disastrously. The consequences are dire for her party and government, and could be equally bad for her country’s relationship with Europe. ...

Updated : 2017.06.12 17:43

[Fabiola Santiago] Did Cuba issue play a role in Rubio’s questioning of Comey?

It may be hard to fathom outside of Miami, but the island of Cuba and Cuban-American politics could have played a role in Thursday’s historic hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in...

Updated : 2017.06.12 17:43

[Dick Meyer] The constitution has an HR problem

There is no doubt that our system of constitutional government is in a period of distress, but there is considerable doubt about the causes. All attention is now on President Donald Trump -- his ign...

Updated : 2017.06.12 17:43

[Pankaj Mishra] India’s illiberal democracy

Remorselessly attacking the media, President Donald Trump advances a worldwide culture of impunity. Demagogues and despots flourish in his long shadow: Elected ones, Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan o...

Updated : 2017.06.12 17:43

[Mac Margolis] Rio’s fight against crime enters the 21st century

Whenever violent crime gets out of hand in Rio de Janeiro, as it frequently has, the public glare has fallen on the harried police force. The overtaxed lawmen’s familiar refrain: “Police are not omni...

Updated : 2017.06.12 17:43

[Therese Raphael] Theresa May’s biggest mistake

It’s happened again: The leader of a mainstream party was given favorable election odds, ran a poor campaign, got trounced on social media and was taught a painful lesson by voters. It’s tempting t...

Updated : 2017.06.11 17:40

[Steven Bucci] Missile defense test shows America’s body armor is getting stronger

In late May, the Missile Defense Agency shot down a mock intercontinental ballistic missile with another missile. It was the equivalent of hitting a bullet with a bullet -- in space. The successful ...

Updated : 2017.06.11 17:40

[David Ignatius] The moralist versus the dealmaker

What does the FBI director do when he suspects the president is a manipulative liar? The answer in James Comey‘s case is that he writes memos, tries to evade demands for loyalty -- and anguishes abou...

Updated : 2017.06.11 17:39

[Barry Ritholtz] Trump’s economic agenda is almost dead

Today’s column veers dangerously into “I told you so” territory. I take neither pleasure nor credit for recognizing that a once-in-a-generation opportunity is slipping away. In February, I warned th...

Updated : 2017.06.11 17:39

[Virginia Heffernan] Stop playing the climate blame game

We don’t know if President Trump believes in climate change. He just won’t say. And although we desperately want him to admit (while weeping for mercy, ideally) that he was wrong in 2012 to tweet tha...

Updated : 2017.06.11 17:39

[Other view] Comey testifies, long process begins

During the Watergate hearings, Sen. Howard Baker of Tennessee asked, “What did the president know and when did he know it?” At the outset of Senate hearings and an investigation by Special Counsel Ro...

Updated : 2017.06.11 17:39

[Martin Schram] Comey’s smoldering account burns Trump but is no smoking gun

Yet another Oval Office conversation was delving into yet another president’s determined wish to shut down yet another FBI investigation that had gotten way too close. But this was 2017, not 1972. ...

Updated : 2017.06.09 18:33