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India: Relevant at Last?

The achievement of independence by the Indian subcontinent marked the effective end of the age of European imperialism.

One Country, Two Capitals, Review of Solomon Volkov's St. Petersburg: A Cultural History

TThis century has seen power swing with unambiguous force from St. Petersburg to Moscow.


Stay Out of Petty Central American Quarrels

Nicaraguan contras are rising up against Daniel Ortega. Déjà vu?

Crisis of Confidence: Pakistan’s Floods Imperil the Zardari Government

It's not unusual for a weak ally to get weaker. But Islamabad better get its act together now.

Books & Reviews

Making Lemonade

The Bush administration assumed that the Sandinistas would win in Nicaragua, writes Robert Kagan in his massive study of the Nicaraguan drama.

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April 18, 2014