Jacob Heilbrunn is editor of The National Interest.
With its proximity to the Middle East, Europe is the locus of efforts to target terrorism at the West. Now is not the time, to borrow a phrase from Margaret Thatcher, to go wobbly.
The Post’s editorial-page editor, Fred Hiatt, is championing the revival of crusading foreign-policy doctrines that, more often than not, have brought Washington to grief in the past.
"In the end, any autopsy report will have to conclude that the magazine perished from a series of self-inflicted wounds.
"If there wasn’t a crisis in U.S.-Israel relations before the appearance of Jeffrey Goldberg’s explosive new article in the Atlantic, then there is one now."
Perhaps no one has inadvertently done more to revive the fortunes of the neocons and liberal hawks than President Obama.
"The permanent war that Cheney and his neocon chums dreamed of is fast becoming a reality."
This is realism on steroids.
In his new book World Order, the former Secretary of State offers a sweeping guide to the rise of the modern state system, and warns that a stable balance of power remains as crucial now as in the era of Westphalia.
The turbulent life of the popular Austrian novelist who escaped the Nazis—but could not escape himself.
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