Putin’s Candidate

“I will have that war settled in one day, 24 hours”
Donald Trump
For close to a year, former president Donald Trump has bragged that if elected in 2024 he would end the war in Ukraine “in one day” and the “deal would be easy.”  When pressed as to how he might …

Democracy Works When Compromise Replaces Inflexibility

“Compromise is an agreement between two people where each person gives up a coveted desire to bring a close to the disagreement”


George Santayana famously noted, “Those who forget their history are condemned to repeat it.” 

Tragically, very few Americans remember or are even familiar with the consequences of America’s isolationist policies …

Abandoning Foreign Nationals Who’ve Helped Our Military Is Immoral

“Those who supported us are being left to die”

Ryan Crocker, former US Ambassador to Afghanistan

Foreign affairs columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer Trudy Rubin’s recent OpEd, “Afghans who aided U.S. need our help, and fast”, is a resounding call for the Biden Administration to pull out all the stops to provide …