The death of Osama bin Laden gives President Obama a new opportunity to adjust the nation’s agenda and focus on improving national security by investing in America’s economic future, says Jon Meacham.
Does hell exist? Jon Meacham comments on one evangelical minister’s controversial book, and on the importance of doubt.
Jon Meacham explains the reasoning behind the Framers’ decision to allow only native-born Americans to run for president, and argues that it’s time to repeal that part of the Constitution.
In the current political climate, President Obama might draw inspiration from John F. Kennedy’s Bay of Pigs defeat 50 years ago, says Jon Meacham.
President Obama has placed himself above democracy in launching a military campaign in Libya without congressional approval, says Jon Meacham.
Jon Meacham ruminates on America’s checkered history with friendly authoritarian and totalitarian regimes.
Jon Meacham finds Charles Dickens’s words — “It was the best of times, it was the worst times” — especially apt to describe President Obama’s State of the Union address.
In this essay, Jon Meacham considers the legacy of the late Richard Holbrooke, who died this week at the age of 69, and his impact on U.S. diplomacy.
As the midterm elections near, Jon Meacham cautions us against the belief that everything that happens in our time is the “most” this or the “worst” that, as some pundits would have us believe.