A review of The J Curve by Ian Bremmer and Winning the Un-War by Charles Peña. Two authors turn their critical, discerning eye on the foibles of U.S. counter-terror and nation-building strategy. Just one offers a constructive course
Despite predictions to the contrary, America's superpower status remains uncontested.
Suicide terrorism may be more rational than meets the eye.
Andrew J. Bacevich laments American militarism.
Radical Islam is its own worst enemy. It will marginalize itself unless the United States overreacts.
Alan Furst recreates the atmosphere of Europe's second Dark Ages (1933-45) as few others have. Today, Western civilization is again under attack, and Furst can teach us a great deal.
When it comes to Europe's gilded future, success is always just around the corner. Europeanists need to wake up--or risk being left behind by an unlikely coalition.
There is much room for debate on the soundness of neoconservative policies. But a serious assessment of neocons and their role in the Bush Administration is a necessary starting point.
America has thrived thanks to its Anglo-Protestant culture. But does that culture carry the seeds of its own demise?