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Comments & Responses

Daniel W. Drezner and Megan McArdle respond to David Frum’s take on the blogosphere. James Joyner and James G. Poulos look at whether NATO insiders have their predictions of the alliance’s demise right.

How to Nation-Build

Ten simple rules from our experience in Afghanistan.

Banking on Turkey

On the eve of EU accession, Turkey's financial sector is poised to take off.

The Realistic Roosevelt

As president, Teddy Roosevelt was not the Bull Moose of his earlier years. His prudence and respect for the balance of power are a model for any future president.

Thinking Through Liberation

For the past year a four-letter word has emerged as the key to the future of the Middle East.

Rethinking the Strategy

In order to deal effectively with America's predicament in Iraq, it is essential to understand that we had begun to walk down the road to Baghdad long before September 11, indeed, quite before the Bush Administration came to power.


A Real Liberal

Liberal Democrats and Dick Cheney have found common cause: blasting Barack Obama. The Left needs to leave the president alone.

Right-and Wrong

The GOP has made demonizing the world and defending torture its shibboleths. If it wants to curb Obama’s foreign policy, it needs a new approach.


Does the Nobel Peace Prize Promote Peace?

China is going bonkers over the Nobel Peace Prize.

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April 16, 2014