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Pompeo Isn’t Qualified and Shouldn’t Be Confirmed

Kelly Jane Torrance thinks that this is not the time to vote down Pompeo’s nomination: With a likely meeting between Trump and Kim just weeks away, America still doesn’t have an ambassador to South Korea. It doesn’t even have a nominee for ambassad...

Emmanuel Macron: The Warmongering Voice in Trump’s Ear

The European Parliament, united for its plenary session in Strasbourg, France, had the pleasure of listening to its favorite political leader earlier this week: French president Emmanuel Macron. In his speech, Macron laid out his vision for the future of ...

Why Tillerson Failed

Ronan Farrow’s long article on Rex Tillerson and the chaos he created at the State...

Report: Haspel ‘Ran’ Program That Tortured Detainees

Spencer Ackerman reports that Trump’s nominee for CIA Director, Gina Haspel, was m...

Moralistic Therapeutic Marriage

Clare Chambers, a Cambridge University philosopher, thinks marriage is a bad idea, perio...

Why Christians Vote Republican Despite It All

A Christian friend asked me recently why there is so much ...

A Higher Loyalty is Jim Comey’s Revenge, Served Lukewarm

Despite the lofty title, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership finds James Co...

Six Months in, #MeToo Has Become Infantilizing and Authoritarian

It’s six months since #MeToo began trending on social media. Since then, those two lit...

Can We Admit Now That Afghanistan Reconstruction Failed?

Last month, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), releas...

Barbara Bush: The Hand That Rocked the Cradle That Ruled the World

Barbara Pierce Bush lived a remarkable life. Of course, any life that extends for more t...