Owen Harries

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FACING REALITY IN INDONESIA

In a recent essay in Time magazine ("Dictatorships and Double Standards", September 23, 2002), Charles Krauthammer argued that the Bush Administration is correct to ally itself with authoritarian regimes in the struggle against international terroris

An End to Nonsense

An End to NonsenseByline: Owen HarriesSomeoneâ€"was it Nietzsche? Henry James? Lionel Trilling?â€"hasobserved that those who lack the imagination of disaster are doomedto be surprised by the world.

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Over and Out

Owen Harries announces his retirement as The National Interest's editor.

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The Anglosphere Illusion

The proponents of an English-speaking union have overlooked several important considerations--not least of which is national interest.

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A Letter from Wales

The economy is fine, but everything else in Britain is falling apart--and the English still can't understand the Welsh.

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America and the Euro Gamble

As the American foreign policy establishment has been preoccupied an event of much greater long-term significance has received scant attention.

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