Grasping the Nettle

As strange as it may seem, now is the best time to push for peace in the Middle East.

John C. Hulsman

Transatlantic Troubles

America need not restore the bygone, comprehensive relationship with Europe to achieve its purposes.

Andrew A. Michta

East Meets East

The Sino-Indian contest will reshape almost all geopolitical equations.

Greg Sheridan

Knowing Rumsfeld

Robert F. Ellsworth gives his estimation of Rumsfeld, the individual and defense secretary. Ellsworth says the neoconservatism Rumsfeld adopted made “planning for any difficulty ideologically unacceptable” on Iraq. Ellsworth was deputy secretary o

Knowing Gates

Fritz W. Ermarth shares his perspective of working for about two decades with Robert Gates—tapped to become secretary of defense. He suggests what Gates would have done, and could do, differently.

On the Elections, From the Left

Corn diagrams the potential investigative revelations that a newly emboldened Democratic House, and possibly Senate, could unearth. But he warns of potential pitfalls not only for the Democrats, but the nation as well.