Americas

America, Know Thyself

For a policy to carry conviction, reality must precede allegory. The worry about the Clinton administration is that they do not know which is which.

Jonathan Clarke

Reagan's Pragmatist

Despite the questioning of specific actions and policies, it remains indisputable that a combination of the times and Shultz's own strength of character made him one of our most successful secretaries of state.

Mexico and the Politics of Free Trade

When it is negotiated and if it is approved by Congress, the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada may prove to be the most important foreign economic policy achievement of President Bush's first term in of

Morton Kondracke

All Rise for Chairman Powell

Operation Desert Storm presents us with the opportunity to observe America's military establishment in serious action.

Kurt M. Campbell

A Primer for Conservatives

The eruption of hot war in the Persian Gulf has imposed a ceasefire in the debate raging among American conservatives over the direction of American foreign policy.

Burton Yale Pines

The Churches and the War

"The war in the Gulf is not a Christian war, a Jewish war, or a Moslem war--it is a just war," President Bush recently told a group of conservative religious broadcasters, "and it is a war with which good will prevail.

Robert P. Beschel, Jr. and Peter D. Feaver

America on Their Minds

The subject of Franco-American relations is "vast," in the Gaullian usage of the word, and for most Americans vastly boring.

H.J. Kaplan

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