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Being Senate majority leader isn’t easy. And Mitch McConnell is finding out that having unified government could make it harder still. As my research shows, U.S. Senate majority leaders represent several...

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Despite widespread objections, Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, is moving ahead with a plan to rewrite the country’s constitution. Maduro argues a new constitution would contain the deadly...

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Speculation is mounting that President Donald Trump could issue a pardon to members of his family and close associates who are suspected of colluding with Russia in the 2016 campaign. Sen. Mark Warner,...

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In late May 1940, Vic Viner was one of the 338,000 Allied troops on the beaches around the French port of Dunkirk hoping for rescue as the German Army neared and the Luftwaffe circled above. At age 99,...

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The end of violence does not always constitute peace. In June, Colombian officials announced that members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia had officially disarmed and become civilians after...

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President Donald Trump’s appointment of Attorney General Jeff Sessions has led people to speculate about the fate of recent police reform efforts. Early into his tenure, Sessions said he intended to...

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Some Americans and members of Congress have called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. What happens after a president is impeached? The vice president would take his place, but other parts...

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In May, President Donald Trump authorized a plan to arm the YPG, a Kurdish militia in Syria. A month later, the YPG and their Arab partners in the Syrian Democratic Forces began the fight to take the...

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What does it take to be elected chancellor of the most populous country in Europe four times in a row? Germany does not have a system of term limits for heads of state. Candidates for chancellor can seek...

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North Korea’s successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), allegedly with the capability to hit Alaska, is the latest in a series of significant advances for the country’s missile...