Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, hold up their weapons as they attend a protest against Saudi-led airstrikes in Sana'a, Yemen, Friday, April 10, 2015.

Leave the Middle East Be

Like Europe in the 17th century, the Middle East is undergoing a great upheaval, and the U.S. should butt out.


From the Thomas Jefferson Street Blog

Editorial Cartoon on Hillary Clinton

It's a Trust Thing

Voters will grow tired of Hillary Clinton's cronyism and lack of transparency.

Armed Predator drone

Long-Distance Destruction

Drone attacks, like the one that killed two hostages in January, distance us from the conduct of war.

Former CIA Director David Petraeus wades through photographers as he arrives for sentencing at the federal courthouse in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday.

Petraeus' Sentence Was Too Harsh

The former CIA director and general received too stiff a punishment for leaking classified information.

Editorial Cartoon on Joe Biden

Joe Biden Is No Joke

With Hillary Clinton's campaign already faltering, Democrats have an obvious candidate to turn to.