Security

Conservative Columnist

As the Vietnamese president visits Washington, no one can forget his country's unmatched geopolitcal endowments of interest to anyone seeking a "hedge" against a rising China.

Musharraf's Party is Over

Press restrictions, corruption and government inefficiency have inspired hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis to take to the streets recently. Musharraf’s reign may be ending, and Washington should take notice.

Sometimes the CIA is Right

With the CIA under fire once again—this time for pre-9/11 failures—it is also important to know what the agency got right. Its assessments of post-Saddam Iraq were dead-on and deserve attention.

The Democracy Crusade Myth

Although it is unquestionably true that U.S. foreign policy is due for a serious recalibration, the notion that democracy promotion plays a dominant role in Bush policy is a myth.

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