Arafat's Poisoned Legacy

Arafat's Palestinian nationalism denied the legitimacy of any Israeli state. His successors must shed this straightjacket if they want a state of their own.

Barry Rubin

Borderline Insanity

Compassion and national security often conflict. President Bush's immigration policy, by seeking both, delivers neither.

Mark Krikorian

The Taxing of Nations

Europe's high taxers want to prevent their citizens from voting with their portfolios.

Richard W. Rahn

Re-Forming Intelligence

Congress has made a start. But the priority of the new Director of National Intelligence must be better HUMINT.

Saxby Chambliss

The Schizophrenic Superpower

Japan would prefer to be an ecnomic giant and a political pygmy. Neither circumstances nor its neighbors will allow it that luxury.

Alan Dupont

Trading Places

America has long been the world's number one economy. It won't be soon.

Peter F. Drucker

American Maximalism

President Bush's reputation as a radical is exaggerated.  He is following in the footsteps of bold predecessors.  So why is he making such a mess of it?

Stephen Sestanovich

Reaganism v. Neo-Reaganism

Reagan knew the difference between a conservative foreign policy and Wilsonian interventionism. Do his soi-disant heirs know it too?

Richard Lowry

Imperial Liberalism

Covenants without the sword are but words. You can do anything with bayonets but sit upon them. And both truths must be heeded.

Robert Cooper