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As prosperous Germany reshapes Europe's fiscal operating system to fit the German doctrine of austerity, questions and warnings are on the rise.
On the eve of a major EU summit aimed at saving the euro, anti-German sentiment is on the rise, with many in struggling eurozone countries tired of Berlin's dictates.
12/08/2011 12:40 pm
Billions in US aid dollars to individual economies and militaries in the Middle East have not strengthened peace. The success of post-war Europe shows the key to unity is to get citizens of different nations to work together. That hasn't really happened with Israel, Jordan, and Egypt.
11/16/2011 11:38 am
His request to call lawmakers in support of a debt-ceiling solution requires a great faith that Americans know how to handle their own debt or can reconcile competing impulses about taxes and spending.
07/26/2011 03:48 pm
Conservative Christians intent on passing 'stealth creationism' bills are dangerously blurring the line between religion and state. If government endorses their religion, the door is open for teaching any belief – whether atheist or Islamic – in public schools.
05/16/2011 12:23 pm
How does the rest of the world see America?
05/12/2011 07:10 pm
American's 40th president, Ronald Reagan, would have turned 100 on Sunday. He presided during the last legs of the cold war and argued for smaller government. As much of the US political world notes the centennial of his birth, here are 10 things that define Reagan, and through which, he helped define the world.
02/05/2011 09:20 am
The first time these tax cuts passed, it was an even sadder weekend.
12/22/2010 03:15 pm
Christian values are not fundamentally at odds with government. There's room for debate and constructive criticism, but not an all-out attack on government's legitimacy. Instead, Christians should consider the role of the state within the framework of their guiding principles.
11/10/2010 10:32 am
Two fundamental visions of human nature lie behind political rhetoric: Do limited individuals need institutions like markets to aggregate the knowledge of many? Or can humans unlimited in both intelligence and morality decide what's best for society?
10/07/2010 02:40 pm
Why won't its government condemn the outrageous article that accused Israeli soldiers of harvesting Palestinian organs?
08/27/2009 01:00 am