By Eugene Robinson December 6, 2013 6 a.m.
U.S. drone attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries may be militarily effective, but they are killing innocent civilians in a way that is obscene and immoral. I'm afraid that ignoring this ugly fact makes Americans complicit in murder.
By Eugene Robinson November 22, 2013 6 a.m.
Looks like the holidays are going to be, shall we say, a bit awkward for the Cheney family.
By Eugene Robinson November 15, 2013 6 a.m.
The economy is growing much faster than expected. Inflation is basically nonexistent. The federal budget deficit has been slashed dramatically. The stock market is reaching all-time highs. One of our long-running wars is over and the other is winding down. The status of the United States as the world's pre-eminent economic and military power is unchallenged.
By Eugene Robinson November 4, 2013 6 a.m.
It takes chutzpah, or perhaps just an extraordinary lack of self-awareness, to argue vehemently that a program should never be implemented — and then complain it isn’t being implemented well enough. But that seems to be the new Republican position: We want the Affordable Care Act, and we want it now.
By Eugene Robinson October 25, 2013 6 a.m.
It's fine to talk — eventually — about chronic deficits and mounting debt. But now that our government is up and running again, the nation's first priority should be economic growth.
By Eugene Robinson October 4, 2013 6 a.m.
Skeptics and deniers can make all the noise they want, but a landmark new report is unequivocal: There is a 95 percent chance that human-generated emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are changing the climate in ways that court disaster.
By Eugene Robinson September 27, 2013 6 a.m.
To understand the crisis in Washington, tune out the histrionics and look at the big picture: Republicans are threatening to shut down the federal government — and perhaps even refuse to let the Treasury pay its creditors — in a desperate, last-ditch attempt to keep millions of Americans from getting health insurance.
By Eugene Robinson August 23, 2013 6:01 a.m.
There may be little the United States can do to end the savage bloodletting in Egypt, but at least our nation can be loyal to its ideals by bearing witness and telling the truth. In this, President Obama has failed.
By Eugene Robinson August 16, 2013 6:01 a.m.
President Obama's message about the government's massive electronic surveillance programs came through loud and clear: Get over it.
By Eugene Robinson August 9, 2013 6:02 a.m.
If the new, decentralized al-Qaeda is such a threat that 19 American embassies, consulates and other diplomatic posts have to be shuttered for a week, we have a decade of wrongheaded U.S. policy to blame.