Eugene Robinson

07/21/2014 - 1:44am

    Israelis and Palestinians may someday make peace. But the assumption should be that it won't happen soon -- perhaps not in our lifetimes.

    How often have we seen this movie? Palestinian atrocity, Israeli reaction escalating into overreaction, rocket attacks aimed at civilian targets in Israel, airstrikes targeting...

06/23/2014 - 3:33pm

    Henry Kissinger was wrong to dismiss Chile as "a dagger pointed at the heart of Antarctica." On Wednesday, the South American nation was a scalpel that excised the soul of Spain.

    As a lifelong soccer fan, Kissinger doubtless understands what I mean: A...

06/19/2014 - 1:11am

    President Obama's instincts about Iraq and Syria have been sound from the beginning: Greater U.S. engagement probably cannot make things better but certainly can make them worse, both for the people of the region and for our national interests.

    First, credit where...

06/12/2014 - 3:14am

    The curse of inevitability isn't likely to ruin Hillary Clinton's presidential ambitions, assuming she has them. Not this time.

     Playing the role of president-in-waiting is the most precarious high-wire act in American politics. Clinton found that out in...

06/09/2014 - 1:01am

    Bringing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home was the right thing to do, and President Obama did it in a mostly reasonable way.

    The high-volume "debate" about Bergdahl's homecoming sounds like the ravings heard around the water coolers of Crazytown. Here, in...

06/05/2014 - 3:30am

    Even for people who don't believe in it, climate change just got real. It's about time.

    The Obama administration's proposed new rule for existing power plants -- reducing heat-trapping carbon emissions by up to 30 percent by 2030 -- is ambitious enough to...

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