Middle East

Breathing Room(1)

U.S. policy in Iraq—and elsewhere around the world—ought to be based on reality. Iraq is already a partitioned country. Recognizing that allows us to craft a strategy to salvage success.

Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

A Test of Power

The Bush Administration has vastly exaggerated the dangers associated with the development of an Iranian nuclear weapons program and underestimated the deterrent capacity of U.S. military power.

David C. HendricksonRobert W. Tucker

Oil Price Warfare

War with Iran does not appear imminent and the prospect has not been a hot electoral issue. But Howard explains why war with oil-producing nations will likely be wholly unanticipated.

Roger Howard

Revolt of the Maccabees

The Biblical account tells a cautionary tale for Mid-East policy today—to those reading between the lines.

Robert Doran

An Axis of Democracy?

History kept India and Israel apart. But times have changed. Will strategic necessity keep them together?

Rajan MenonSwati Pandey

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