Obama’s optimism is vindicated by history

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, August 6, 2015 Many critics of the nuclear deal with Iran believe that the problem lies in the disposition of the president. “A very, very naive man who does not know how the world works,” said Rick Perry of President Obama. “Dangerously naive,” noted Lindsey Graham. In fact, Obama is not … Continue reading

Why releasing the CIA torture report will make America stronger

By Fareed Zakaria December 11, 2014 Even some of those who have supported the release of the Senate intelligence committee’s torture report agree that it could damage U.S. interests abroad. And opponents of the report are sure that, in Sen. Ted Cruz’s words, it “will endanger lives, drive away our allies” and “undermine” national security. … Continue reading