Some recent pieces from the archives.

Rosa's articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and dozens of other newspapers and magazines.

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No one watches the Capitol Police closely. No wonder they failed.

Call it a coup, an insurrection, a riot, a siege: Whatever else Wednesday’s brief takeover of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump extremists looked like, it was also a profound failure of policing.


The Pentagon needs more civilian control over the military now, not less

President-elect Joe Biden’s initial Cabinet picks have showcased both diversity and talent, but his selection of retired Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III has been greeted with fierce criticism from multiple quarters.


It’s Time for a Woman to Run the Defense Department

If Joe Biden chooses a woman as his secretary of defense, he would send an important and long overdue message.


Americans knew Trump would lie about fraud. Now it won’t work

Because voters saw his claims coming, they can see through his plan.


Woodward’s “Rage” is a Damning Account of Trump’s Cowering Sycophants and Enablers

What new insights does Bob Woodward’s latest book, “Rage,” offer? We learn that President Trump is not the sharpest tool in the shed; members of his Cabinet consider him a narcissistic fool, devoid of empathy and incapable of distinguishing between truth and falsehood.


One reason for police violence? Too many men with badges

Recruiting women may reduce police violence.