Michael Gerson / Politics

Bet On Africa Rising

WASHINGTON -- As more than 40 African leaders gather in Washington for an unprecedented summit, Africa's brand problem in America has grown significantly worse. Two events -- the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian girls by Boko Haram and a ...

Turning Our Backs On Atrocities

WASHINGTON -- For every dissident and defector I've encountered, there is a moment when observation begins to feel like complicity -- when remaining a bystander involves culpability.

Caesar -- a pseudonym -- was a photographer in the criminal and...

The GOP as the party of reform

WASHINGTON -- Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair came to prominence in the 1990s as an expert in political renovation, transforming the Labour Party from a creaky, socialist relic to a modern, center-left, governing institution. Before Blair...