Maybe the miracle of life happened on another of those 144 billion planets.
If al Qaeda’s claim to leadership is seriously undermined by its lies about Mullah Omar, the unification of most or all the Islamist groups under Islamic State’s authority is a real possibility.
There is much optimism about these talks, because there can be no going back.
Truman never explained his decision not to drop the bomb on North Korea, but one possible reason is that actually seeing what nuclear weapons do to human beings may have changed his view.
There was rejoicing in Washington, but there may be less to this change than meets the eye.
It’s hard to say sorry, but it’s even harder to say you’re sorry for a genocide.
If you don’t like it, and you really believe that Iran is hell-bent on getting nuclear weapons, then your only remaining option is massive air strikes on Iran. Not even the Republican Party stalwarts are up for that, and Israel without American support simply couldn’t do it on its own. What’s left? Nothing but the deal.
Aung San Suu Kyi used to be a symbolic leader; now she has to get her hands dirty.