Articles by Michael Shank
The international community can play a role in encouraging socio-political progress in Myanmar.
The president proved he doesn't understand how to prevent violent conflict.
Americans overwhelmingly believe global warming is happening and that the public and private sectors should do something about it.
The American people are saying that the time to act is now.
A lack of water and a weak western response helped ignite Syria's chaos.
Obama's Syria speech showed a dangerous desire to flout Constitutional and international law.
Obama's fierce urgency when it comes to Syria is misguided.
We need a genuine debate before a decision is made on whether or not to intervene in Syria.
If we want the Assad government to obey international law, we must set the standard for adherence.
There are ways for the U.S. to engage constructively in Syria; bombing isn't one of them.