An abysmal failure of leadership

LEADERSHIP - the ability to help people frame and achieve their goals - is absolutely crucial during a crisis. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill demonstrated this in 1940, as did Nelson Mandela during South Africa's transition from apartheid.

A moral foreign policy from US makes a better world

MANY Americans say they want a moral foreign policy, but disagree on what that means. Using a three-dimensional scorecard encourages us to avoid simplistic answers and to look at the motives, means, and consequences of a US president's actions.