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.
Coming home after Navy Seal duty.
Once eight countries have nuclear weapons, people everywhere on earth potentially ‘have’ them.
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
History shows that forcing rulers from power rarely works. Even apparently successful regime changes often leads to bitter civil war.
Alexander B. Downes
Rahman, a native of Pakistan, was wrongfully accused of aiding would-be Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad.
David William Turner
What Sarbanes-Oxley Teaches Us About Dodd-Frank
I was fifteen when we left Palestine in the summer of 2000, just a few months before the al Aqsa Intifada.
Sari Nusseibeh’s new book on a Palestinian state substitutes timeless philosophical reflection for concrete political imagination.
Avner Inbar, Assaf Sharon
The director of The Hurt Locker takes on the 9/11 mastermind.
Alan A. Stone
Obama, rather than dismantling Bush’s counterterrorism apparatus, has in crucial respects perpetuated it.
Deliberations in the trial of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani.
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Andrew L. Croxford
Samuel Miller McDonald
C. P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
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David McDermott Hughes
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