Jigsaw Jihadism

Ethnic terrorist groups like Hamas can be engaged but there is no negotiating with religious terrorists. A strategy for splitting up the Al-Qaeda network.

Justine A. Rosenthal

Georgia on His Mind

TNI editor Nikolas Gvosdev feels former UN Ambassador Richard Holbrooke's call for the Russia-Georgia relationship to be a key factor in the West's ties with Moscow fails the "reality test."

Who Will Laugh Last in Georgia?

Guaranteeing Georgia’s borders against the wishes of Abkhaz and South Ossetian populations is impossible without Russian acquiescence—yet no one in the West seems to have a serious proposal to obtain that acquiescence.