Why isn't there any mention of Alan Gross on EcuRed?

Feature:Opinion | Rick Robinson

Cuba’s version of Wikipedia doesn’t mention Gross, an American who has spent the last year in a Cuban jail.

Why I oppose the DREAM Act

Feature:Opinion | Natasha Mayer

An immigrant explains why she opposes the DREAM Act, which would grant amnesty to the children of illegal immigrants.

Yippee, we're all abusers now!

Opinion | Carey Roberts

The definition of “domestic abuse” has been stretched so far that everyone’s guilty of it.

In arms treaty tussle, what would Reagan do? - NYT

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

Dueling op-ed columns in two leading newspapers on Thursday morning reflected the battle over who speaks for Reagan

For big-spending hawks, the U.S. military's work is never done

Opinion | Doug Bandow

Why do we spend billions of dollars protecting our prosperous allies?

10 questions with 'Whittaker Chambers' author - TheDC

Politics | Jamie Weinstein

Richard M. Reinsch II sits down with TheDC to discuss his provocative new book

TheDC Interview: P.J. O'Rourke - TheDC

Politics | Mike Riggs

How to interview P.J. O’Rourke on drugs while getting your mind blown and not embarrass yourself

The night the election maps turned Reagan blue

Opinion | Robert Morrison

Today is the 30th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s stunning 1980 victory.

Why are the Chinese so afraid of Liu Xia bao?

Opinion | Yuri Yarim-Agaev and Paul Gregory

China is upset that the Nobel Committee gave Liu its 2010 peace prize.

Conservatives without a cause

Opinion | Travis Korson

Before conservatives can tackle the crisis of growing government and spiraling debt, they’ll need to unite.

10 questions with "DUPES" author Paul Kengor - TheDC

Politics | Jamie Weinstein

The executive director for the Center for Vision and Values and a political science professor speaks to TheDC

Is this change Cubans can believe in?

Opinion | Jeremy Martin and Roger Tissot

Cuba plans to lay off half a million government workers as part of its larger push to reform its struggling economy. But is the island nation really changing?

The United States and Vietnam: China's migraine headache

Opinion | Ed Ross

The United States and Vietnam have approached military ties with caution, however. Both Democratic and Republican presidents have placed a higher priority on U.S.-China relations than on U.S.-Vietnam relations

Tax cuts, more spending, and more debt are the true opiates of the American people

Opinion | Frank Hill

We have been struck time and time again by the fact that the American voting public, on both ends of the political spectrum, actually has been persuaded and ‘numbed’ to believe that ever-increasing amounts of debt are ‘sustainable’ and ‘A-OK!’

Afghanistan and Vietnam: President Obama 1, Professional Historians 0

Opinion | Kendrick Macdowell

Though a frequent critic of President Obama’s policies, I reacted to Wills’ piece with a kind of tingling cognitive dissonance: sympathy for the President and, frankly, disdain for the profession I admire enormously

Gingrich: No deadline for U.S. withdrawal in Afghanistan - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

Potential GOP presidential contender will quote Albert Camus and George Orwell during speech today

It's not the graveyard of empires - FP

US | Chad Brady (admin)

If the U.S. and its allies end up failing in Afghanistan, blame it on their bad policy decisions, don’t blame it on a supersimplified version of Afghanistan’s history

Oliver Stone: Jews control the media, which is why the Holocaust is overplayed

Opinion | Kendrick Macdowell

If it were ever in doubt that one can be very talented and very stupid (or possibly simply venal), Oliver Stone’s recent interview with The Sunday Times surely settles the matter

Losing the game in Afghanistan

Opinion | Charles Couger

So, after nearly a decade of fighting, it is time to ask a simple question: Is this dead goat worth fighting for?

Revolutions are revealing

Opinion | Diana Banister and Craig Shirley

The fundamental principle of conservatism is freedom. Hard-working, law abiding, compassionate Americans whose motivation revolves around this principle are not to be feared but to be embraced