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Banning lawmakers from owning stocks would stymie war profiteering

Members of Congress making military policy are invested in the very weapons companies benefiting from it. That's wrong.

Washington Politics

Capitol riots force a reckoning with violent US-led coups abroad

Now that we have direct experience with this kind of violence, perhaps we can stop doing them elsewhere around the world.

Washington Politics

How the Capitol riot exposed our national security blind spots

We spend most of our attention on foreign threats that are in retrospect, much less serious than what we saw this week.