Paul lives and works in the nation's capital where he enjoys an up-close view of politics. He writes most weeks in the World section.
Quran Burning in Afghanistan Proof That NATO Should Withdraw
America Should Avoid Conflict in Syria, Where Political Risks Outweigh Humanitarian Interests
Renewed Protests and Lawlessness in Egypt Can Help Reformers
One Year After Revolution, Egypt's Military Remains the Biggest Challenge to Democracy
Obama Administration's New Defense Strategy is a Long Overdue Win for U.S. Foreign Policy
Put Out An APB For George W. Bush, He's a Wanted Man
Why Foreign Policy is Important for 2012 Election Cycle
Finding 21st Century Strategies for 21st Century War
Euro Zone Negotiations Are Model For U.S. Political Compromise
Getting Gaddafi Will Help the West Leave Libya
Questions of Awlaki Citizenship Difficult to Answer in a Stateless War
Going At It Alone in the Middle East Peace Process
6 Reasons Why the Libya Intervention Was a Success
The Shortcomings of Social Media in Democracy Building
Camp David in Crisis? Hardly
Mubarak's Trial: Justice or Distraction in Egypt?
What if Anders Breivik Were a Muslim?
Somalian Famine Increases Piracy Threat
Egyptian Protestors Are Winning A Battle Of Will
Local Governments Help Build Egyptian Democracy