Europe on the Brink: Democratic Values and the Single Currency
The EU is not democratic. Neither the EC, nor the Council of Ministers, nor the European Central Bank is democratically accountable; and they cannot be made so, because Europe is not a nation.
The theories of Le Corbusier have much to answer for.
Yeltsin: the Problem, Not the Solution
Too much of Western energy, resources, and political capital has been sunk into schemes whose primary goal is propping up Yeltsin's regime, while not listening to what Russians themselves want and need.
Tin Cup Diplomacy
We are again in the early stages of a new international system, but without a unifying challenge to raise foreign affairs resources much above 1 percent of the federal budget.
Trading on Ideas, Review of Douglas A. Irwin's Against the Tide: An Intellectual History of Free Trade
Catch-907 in the Caucasus
Baku, they say, is booming.
The Wild East
Sinking into poverty amid its natural riches, Vladivostok is almost totally controlled by organized crime.