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Ignatius: The U.S. and Germany are rebuilding a spy partnership

German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (Martin Schutt/AP) By David Ignatius Opinion writer July 22 at 8:13 PM Given recent German indignation about the National Security Agency, it has been easy to overlook the fact that for decades the German government has cooperated extensively with...
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Editorial: D.C.’s charter and public schools need to coordinate efforts in locating campuses

(bigstock) By Editorial Board July 22 at 8:26 PM PLANS BY a well-regarded charter school organization to open a science-themed school in the District near a similarly themed traditional school has angered some school system officials. That’s not surprising since competition...
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Editorial: D.C. Circuit Court ruling on Obamacare was wrong — but the 4th Circuit got it right

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange internet site October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images) By Editorial Board July 22 at 8:27 PM FIRST BLAME Congress. Generally a useful rule these days, it certainly holds when considering...

Russia should be punished for destabilizing Ukraine — but not isolated

By Stephen J. Hadley July 22 at 8:56 PM The writer was U.S. national security adviser from 2005 to 2009. The shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has focused the world’s attention on Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. But the most basic questions are...
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Editorial: Syrian death toll and extremist threat increases, but the U.S. does little

People stand at a site damaged by what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Raqqa province, eastern Syria. (Nour Fourat/Reuters) By Editorial Board July 22 at 9:01 PM THE FIGHTING in Gaza has served to obscure developments in another...

Police should focus on driver infractions, not bikers and pedestrians

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Congress’s sad achievement: Democracy inaction

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D.C. cabs wouldn’t be threatened by Uber and Lyft if they treated customers better

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Amazon’s all-you-can-read program isn’t as good as it sounds

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D.C. residents should control gun laws in the District

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