Michael Gerson / Politics

On Iraq, Difficult Choices

WASHINGTON -- The summary moment of Barack Obama's foreign policy came in August 2013 during a consequential stroll.

Walking on the South Lawn of the White House with his chief of staff, Obama effectively canceled airstrikes against the Syrian ...

The Power of Authenticity

WASHIGNTON -- When I worked as a Senate aide in the early 1990s, the state of New York was represented by two figures who could hardly have been more different. Democrat Daniel Patrick Moynihan was the Senate's brilliant, urbane, bow-tied ...