World Beat Newsletter
We need to update the Johnny Paycheck song for this era of high unemployment and high military spending.
The United States is facing a Soviet-sized crisis. Where is the Gorbachev who can rein in our military?
If you're upset about the unemployment rate, don't blame immigrants.
The initial scenario in Iran turns out to be considerably more complicated.
An idea for a new CIA-based reality show.
Someday we might have a Muslim president of the United States. In the meantime, I'm hoping for a president who's not afraid of appearing weak.
There's a debate over the proposed mosque on ground zero. But as it turns out, it's not a mosque, not on ground zero -- and not really a debate.
If Robert Gibbs can't answer the simple question -- where's our money -- voters will do what they usually do in elections and let their pocketbooks determine their choices.
Reality TV has reached the White House. So when will it come to foreign policy?
When we conduct military exercises on China's doorstep, and within range of a clearly unhappy North Korea, we might be unwittingly starting something that we neither want to nor are able to finish.