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India's Ascending Path

India is being courted by Russia, China and the United States. Heady stuff—as long as India’s leaders don’t forget they still have some pressing domestic challenges.

Leah Fenwick

Missed Connections

Americans think Russia is headed in the wrong direction, but perhaps they should hold the mirror up to themselves when assigning blame for the new chill in U.S.-Russia relations.

Alexey Pushkov

Keeping the Lid On

The negative effects of an Iraqi civil war can be mitigated, even if the conflict itelf cannot be quelled.

Daniel BymanKenneth M. Pollack

Family Feud: The Law in War and Peace

American law treats terrorism like an act of war, not a crime. The fact that Europeans don’t doesn’t make their way better.

David B. Rivkin, Jr.Lee A. Casey

Doctrinal Faith

Unflinching loyalty to the Bush Doctrine leads Robert Kaufman astray in his study of American foreign policy—and Truman, Reagan and Bush do not make a three-of-kind.

Paradigm Lost

Thirty-five years after the ABM Treaty, balistic missiles remain crucial the U.S.-Russian ties. But the relationship has changed dramatically over the years in ways both sides should recognize.

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