Columns & Analysis

Time to fix immigration problem

"A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation." — Ronald Reagan America faces two serious problems on our southwestern border. One is the overall immigration issue we've been debating for years. The other is the growing humanitar... 6

David Sirota: Stadium subsidies financed by pension cuts

As states and cities grapple with budget shortfalls, many are betting big on an unproven formula: Slash public employee pension benefits and public services while diverting the savings into lucrative subsidies for professional sports teams. Detroit this week became the most prominent examp...

Rich Lowry: Hamas' objective: shame Israel to death

Sound bites are usually meant to obfuscate as much as clarify. Rarely is one so incisive as the line uttered by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the other day about the difference between Israel and Hamas: "We're using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they're using their civ...

Charles Krauthammer: The vacant presidency

WASHINGTON — The president's demeanor is worrying a lot of people. From the immigration crisis on the Mexican border to the Islamic State rising in Mesopotamia, Barack Obama seems totally detached. When he does interrupt his endless rounds of golf, fundraising and photo ops, it's for some a... 15

Fareed Zakaria: Europe become the world's great no-show

NEW YORK — The Ukraine crisis has shone a spotlight on one of the glaring gaps in the world right now — the lack of a strategic and purposeful Europe. The United States can and should lead on the response to this conflict but nothing can really happen without Europe. The European Unio... 1

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