Ten Lessons for Nation-Building

After tours  in Afghanistan and Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad will return stateside to replace John Bolton as America's ambassador to the United Nations. Here's what he had to say on nation building in 2005.

Lebanon's Tectonic Shift

The fourth and final round of Lebanon's election produced a clear mandate for the coalition that emerged after the assassination of Rafik Hariri, with the likelihood of his son becoming the next prime minister.

Iran, Tyranny and Democracy

Administration officials in Washington have been quick to venture fierce criticisms of the forthcoming presidential elections in Iran, which are being held this week to find a successor to the outgoing President Khatami.