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.
How military intervention became the norm.
The vanishing legacy of Operation Restore Hope.
Alex de Waal
The UN and the rebuilding of Kosova.
Ralph Cintron, Stevan Weine, Ferid Agani
On the history of America's would-be allies.
The dangerous mix of economic and military goals in Iraq.
The Bush administration's imperial grand strategy.
The new emphasis on WMD has not been accompanied by any serious public discussion of the differences among such weapons.
Owen R. Cote, Jr.
Don't expect democracy in Iraq.
John W. Dower
The problem with Bush’s “preemptive” war doctrine.
Neta C. Crawford
Debating humanitarian intervention.
Syria has been opening up. A war will shut it down.
A survivor of the embassy bombings on the limits of victim impact testimony.
Susan F. Hirsch
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
David Theo Goldberg
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