Eugene Robinson

10/30/2014 - 2:25pm

    "I don't oppose all wars," said Barack Obama, then an Illinois state senator, in 2002. "What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war."

    Few would describe Obama's use of military force against...

10/09/2014 - 3:10pm

    Put a taller fence around the White House complex and lock the doors.

    Then get rid of the dry rot in the Secret Service bureaucracy, restore staffing to reasonable levels, adopt the latest...

10/09/2014 - 2:41pm

    President Obama should call Congress back to Washington for a special session to vote on authorizing war against the Islamic State. If he does not, Congress should return on its own to conduct this vital debate.

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10/02/2014 - 4:02pm

    President Obama began his presidency with a call for a "new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world." He will end it as a reluctant but unapologetic warrior, using U.S. military force to smash Islamic extremists and the...

09/25/2014 - 12:21pm

    President Obama is adamant that the war against the Islamic State will not escalate to the use of U.S. ground troops. But the more I see and hear of his strategy, the more I fear that "mission creep" -- even if the president resists it -- is baked...

09/25/2014 - 11:03am

    Judging by her weekend appearance in Iowa, it looks as if Hillary Clinton is indeed running for president. Now she has to answer one simple question: Why?

    "It is true, I am thinking about it...

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