Broadcasting the Nats to the masses

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Samuelson: The logic in exporting U.S. oil

By Robert J. Samuelson September 28 at 8:11 PM One of the economy’s good-news stories is the oil boom, a derivative of the natural gas boom. When the drilling techniques used to tap vast new reservoirs of natural gas were applied to oil, they yielded similarly astounding...

Obama’s opportunity with India and its new leader

By Nicholas Burns September 28 at 8:11 PM The writer, a professor at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, was U.S. undersecretary of state for political affairs from 2005 to 2008 and lead U.S. negotiator of the U.S.-India Civil Nuclear Agreement. When the new...
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Diehl: Obama cannot keep ignoring Bashar al-Assad

By Jackson Diehl Deputy editorial page editor September 28 at 8:09 PM In the past month, President Obama has launched an open-ended Middle East war, built an impressive coalition of allies and entirely reversed his previous strategy of standing back from the region. Curiously,...
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Dionne: Eric Holder and Robert F. Kennedy’s legacy

By E.J. Dionne Jr. Opinion writer September 28 at 8:09 PM When he announced his leave-taking last week, Attorney General Eric Holder spoke of Robert F. Kennedy as his inspiration for believing that the Justice Department “can — and must — always be a force for that which is...
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Dionne: Eric Holder and Robert F. Kennedy’s legacy

By E.J. Dionne Jr. Opinion writer September 28 at 8:09 PM When he announced his leave-taking last week, Attorney General Eric Holder spoke of Robert F. Kennedy as his inspiration for believing that the Justice Department “can — and must — always be a force for that which is...

Thiessen: Obama’s ‘Mission Accomplished’ moment

By Marc A. Thiessen September 29 at 10:28 AM Remember the “Mission Accomplished” speech? You know, the one where the president declared the war in Iraq over, only to have to eat his words as he sent the U.S. military to fight terrorists in Iraq who were taking over vast swaths of...
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Milbank: Obama endures as the lesser evil for liberals

Anti-war activists, angered by military strikes in Syria, block the northwest gate of the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) By Dana Milbank Opinion writer September 23 at 9:02 PM The anti-Obama left was out in...

Parker: Cry, your car’s on hidden camera

(Joel Richardson/The Washington Post) By Kathleen Parker Opinion writer September 23 at 9:05 PM Without prior knowledge or intent, I recently was inducted into a club I had no interest in joining, especially in light of the $200 initiation fee. In fact, I had no idea I had joined...
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Ignatius: A war strategy takes shape

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement on US and allied airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria, from the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington DC, USA, 23 September 2014. (Win Mcnamee / Pool/EPA) By David Ignatius Opinion writer September 23 at 9:10 PM The...