The United States must revisit "the art of the deal" to preserve its global leadership.
The September 11 attacks initiated an increasingly positive working relationship between the United States and China--quietly, subtlely, but undoubtedly real.
If the United States does not dramatically reorient its diplomacy to promote development and human rights in the Muslim world, it will forsake its own national security interests.
There will be a Free Trade Area of the Americas.
To succeed, the roadmap to peace will need many things, not least of which is Israeli and Palestinian participation in it.
Long before the American Empire becomes overstretched abroad, it will implode economically at home.
U.S. interest in Oceania has faded since the end of the Cold War, and especially since September 11, 2001. China is taking advantage.
Many Americans, including some of senior rank, appear to hold candy-coated views of the post-World War II U.S. occupations of Germany and Japan. Dealing with Iraq will be hard enough without enshrouding ourselves in myth.
The "new" anti-Semitism of the Arab and Muslim worlds bears much resemblance to the "old" anti-Semitism of Europe. As the latter became a warrant for genocide, it would be foolish to underestimate the lethality of the former.
The United States has made considerable--even surprising--progress in defeating a skilled and vast enemy. Nevertheless, the job is far from complete.