• April 1, 2020
    We find ourselves in a truly challenging moment as this coronavirus pandemic becomes a long and difficult daily reality. Not only are our...
  • March 15, 2020
    Whether you’re invested in the stock market or not, you’ve likely noticed that it’s been on a roller coaster lately. The White House and...
  • February 12, 2020
    In early March, an estimated 7,500 American combat troops will travel to Norway to join thousands of soldiers from other NATO countries in...
  • January 6, 2020
    On February 4, 2002, a Predator drone circled over Afghanistan’s Paktia province, near the city of Khost. Below was al-Qaeda’s founder...
  • December 9, 2019
    Recently, I was in Homer, Alaska, to talk about my book The End of Ice . Seconds after I had thanked those who brought me to the small...
  • November 26, 2019
    French king Louis XV reputedly said, “ Après moi, le déluge .” (“After me, the flood.”) Whether that line was really his or not remains...
  • November 21, 2019
    These days, witnessing the administration’s never-ending cruelty at the border, the shenanigans of a White House caught red-handed in...
  • November 19, 2019
    It was evening and we were in a windowless room in a Massachusetts jail. We had just finished a class -- on job interview skills -- and,...
  • November 18, 2019
    It’s no secret that Donald Trump is one of the most aggressive arms salesmen in history. How do we know? Because he tells us so at every...
  • November 15, 2019
    The Situation Room, October 2039: the president and vice president, senior generals and admirals, key cabinet members, and other top...