Morocco

The Best Defense

Can John Mearsheimer's analysis of "offensive realism" explain or guide U.S. foreign policy? Better, perhaps, than the author realizes.

Odom's Russia: A Forum

Seven seasoned observers react to William Odom's interpretation of post-Soviet Russian reality, and Odom replies.

Martin MaliaJack Matlock, Jr.Jerry HoughGeoffrey HoskingAlexey PushkovRobert LegvoldHenry TrofimenkoWilliam E. Odom

Retail Diplomacy

The successful U.S. campaign to convince 188 other nations to cut its annual dues obligation provides a model for success in other multilateral negotiations.

Suzanne Nossel

The Four Schoolmasters

Walter Russell Mead's new book deploys the ideas and heirs of Hamilton, Wilson, Jefferson and Jackson to illuminate the future of U.S. foreign policy.

Curtains for the Ba'ath

The Ba'athi regime of Iraq has got to go, and the United States needs to force the issue before it is too late.

Michael Eisenstadt

Cyprus: The Predictable Crisis

The EU's determination to invite Cyprus into the Union in December 2002 represents a crisis-in-the-making. It's not too soon for Washington to begin work to head it off.

Henri J. BarkeyPhilip H. Gordon

Echoes from the Barbary Coast

America's war against the Barbary pirates 200 years ago bears similarities--and lessons--for the present war against terrorism.

Rand H. Fishbein

A Whole New World?

The United States in moving inexorably toward closer political and economic association with Latin America. A quartet of recent books helps us plan the journey.

William J. Perry

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