President Obama's plan to strike at Syria is fraught with challenges, but the other options are even worse
Threat of big domestic attacks has receded, but local affiliates of the terrorist group are as dangerous as ever
Ted Cruz is on a roll. The tea party firebrand from Texas has been in the Senate all of seven months, but he's already looking like a strong contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Last week, Mr. Cruz won a straw poll at a major gathering of the party's conservative wing in...
Doyle McManus says an independent voice should be heard for surveillance decisions or targeted killings
Doyle McManus writes that the improving economy lets lawmakers think they can avoid painful concessions.
Doyle McManus: Terrorism did not increase after 9/11, despite predictions
Doyle McManus says disastrous war revealed deep problems with how the U.S. gathers and handles intelligence
Get rid of a tax break that drains the Treasury and mainly benefits the wealthy