The Impossible Imperative? Conjuring Arab Democracy
Arab democracy is no oxymoron, but expecting it in time to remedy our 9/11 problem is unrealistic.
Weak Realpolitik: The Vicissitudes of Saudi Bashing
As the shock of September 11 wears off and certain conclusions settle in, the U.S.-Saudi relationship has come under unprecedented scrutiny. It's about time.
The Present Opportunity
We still live in a dangerous world, but the tenure of U.S. primacy depends less on reacting to threats than on pursuing the opportunities before us.