A Political and Literary Forum
As both politicians and historians mine the 1940s for alternate visions of international order, we must guard against the presumption that the United States remains the benevolent center of global politics.
Trita Parsi’s A Single Roll of the Dice.
Flynt Leverett, Hillary Mann Leverett
Europeans might accept supranational democracy in theory, but cannot see it as part of their lives.
Farmers and Settlers Clash in South Hebron
Palestinians ambivalent about statehood bid.
Selling asymmetric war at the Unmanned Vehicle Systems trade show.
Rahman, a native of Pakistan, was wrongfully accused of aiding would-be Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad.
David William Turner
History shows that forcing rulers from power rarely works. Even apparently successful regime changes often leads to bitter civil war.
Alexander B. Downes
On using privilege to challenge the state.
Coming home after Navy Seal duty.
Spying Online Is Perilous and Unnecessary.
News of Osama bin Laden’s killing by U.S. special forces at a compound near the Pakistani capital of Islamabad has sunk in. News of al Qaeda’s demise, on the other hand, has not.
Fawaz A. Gerges
Once eight countries have nuclear weapons, people everywhere on earth potentially ‘have’ them.
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Shellyne Rodriguez, Billy Anania
David Theo Goldberg
Carmen Lea Dege
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