As the US escalates a new war in Afghanistan, it should consider how easy it is to mistake desperation for aggression.
A Department of Veterans Affairs study reports a three-fold increase in depression and post-traumatic stress after repeat combat duty, raising questions about the Pentagon’s ability to keep soldiers with combat-related psychological problems away from the front.
Solutions to the abuses of capitalism are sought in new programs and corrective legislation – why not in the hearts of men?
The tradition of the Thanksgiving turkey pardon has a long (and awkward) history. But which president started it? Hint: It wasn't Harry Truman.
The Obama Nobel Peace Prize is seen as inappropriate by many Arabs, who are angry about the surge of US troops into Afghanistan and a stagnant Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Written speech delivered by President Barack Obama when accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Thursday.
Liberal and conservative pundits both approve of Obama's Nobel Peace Prize speech. They like his humility and his realism.
Elouise Cobell persisted 13 years in her case against Indian land trust abuse by the US. Now the Obama administration is set to pay $3.4 billion to rectify the century-old problem.