Economics

To Sing a Different Song

As the easternmost members of "the West", the Baltic states consider their options for the future.

James Kurth

Fixing the IMF

A proposal to reinvent a troubled but vital institution.

Charles W. CalomirisAllan Meltzer

Undemocratic Capitalism

Will  the market democratize China? The logic of economic determinism may not be so inexorable after all.

David Zweig

Second Thoughts

Can History be ending if Science is not? An essay on the tenth anniversary of the publication of "The End of History?"

Francis Fukuyama

Greece: Like Any Other European Country?

Greece is fundamentally a status quo country in part of the world where the status quo is being challenged from many directions. Its future prosperity and security depend on reforms at home and a more prudent diplomacy.

Loukas Tsoukalis

Policing Utopia

Military force has become the hallmark of U.S. foreign policy, ironically in the name of enforcing a global utopia.

Andrew J. Bacevich

Russia's Crisis, America's Complicity

The appointment of the Primakov government in September reflects profound changes in Russian politics, some of which have serious implications for the United States.

Dimitri K. Simes

Can Japan Come Back?

Japan can and will rise again. The real questions are when it will do so, and how much more damage it will sustain in the meantime.

Peter Hartcher

America and the Euro Gamble

As the American foreign policy establishment has been preoccupied an event of much greater long-term significance has received scant attention.

Owen Harries

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