Commentaries

Hardly a week goes by that the United States declines to sign a world treaty on security or the global environment-or threatens to withdraw from one it has already signed.
The U.S. could have made a strong, positive impression by sending its African-American Secretary of State, a descendent of slaves, and making a forceful stand against racism. Instead, it chose to send a low-level delegation.

A Much Wider War

In the coming weeks, Congress will begin to debate the wisdom of sending a billion additional dollars to the Andes region of South America.