Revisiting the 2002 NIE

Paul Pillar and Colin Powell, unlike four presidential candidates, actually read the 2002 National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq's unconventional weapons program.

Japan's Obstacles to Normalcy

North Korea’s nuclear threat could force Japan to normalize on security issues. Otherwise, domestic politics could undermine the quest for amending the pacifist constitution.

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.