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Opinion | Republicans prove they never really wanted police reform. They’re on the wrong side of history.

Quite real, by contrast, is McConnell’s apparent decision to deny President Biden and the Democrats anything they can characterize as a win. He...

Opinion | How the Jan. 6 probe could unearth sordid new details about the Trump coup memo

So it seems clear such a request for documents could find communications about this scheme, as well as discussions about how to put...

Opinion | A no-drama defense secretary in a soap opera country

The surprise about Austin is that although he’s a retired general, he is encouraging more of the civilian control the military needs. The...

Opinion | To contain China, joining the Pacific trade pact might be more effective than new submarines

During the Cold War, Europe was the central arena in which geopolitical competition took place. After the collapse of the Soviet Union in...

Opinion | Are Centrists in the Thrall of Right-Wing Propaganda?

Everyone who paid attention during the Obama years knew that Republicans would also try to undermine Democratic presidencies. Some of the G.O.P.’s actions...

Opinion | Moderates and Progressives, Get Together!

The Biden administration is in mortal peril. Hemmed in by circumstances, the Democrats bet nearly their entire domestic agenda on the passage of...

Opinion | To his fellow Democrats, Manchin has been a spoiler. But he’s also a useful scapegoat.

Well, to clarify, I think such ideas are common-sense. They are likely to trigger a nasty fight with the party’s left wing, though,...

Opinion | Biden’s strategy to stabilize U.S.-China relations isn’t working

“Despite Biden’s outreach, China continues to double down on its aggressive policies while hand-wringing and blaming the United States,” said Eisenman. “The regime...

Opinion | Biden isn’t proposing a vaccine mandate. He’s giving people a vaccine choice.

The characterization of the policy as a “mandate” feels particularly inapt in the vaccine context, where actual mandates have been used repeatedly, and...

Opinion | We shouldn’t have to worry so much about whether Justice Breyer retires

Will he or won’t he? Ever since President Biden won the White House, Supreme Court observers have examined every stray word from...

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