Congress was intended to be the center of political life in the United States, but over successive administrations it has seen its power and influence curtailed.
Until Congress gets its act together, the American system will continue to underperform.
As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.
Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.
If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.
Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.
Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.
Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”