Secularism in Retreat
The world today, with some exceptions, is as furiously religious as it ever was, and in some places more so than ever.
Africa's Murderous Professors
In his much-praised History of the Jews, Paul Johnson reminds us that through the ages European "anti-Semitism was fueled not just by vulgar rumor but by the deliberate propaganda of intellectuals."
The Third Side of the Triangle: The China-Japan Dimension
Of all the relationships in the world that do not directly involve the United States as one of the parties, the one between China and Japan is likely to have the greatest effect upon us in the first half of the twenty-first century.
Corridors of Silence
Today, Washington views Italy in a different light than it used to.
The "park of fallen heroes" is the ironical name Muscovites have given to the patch of waste land across Krymsky Val from Gorky Park, where the statues of Soviet leaders are dumped.
The New Mandarins
The New MandarinsRobert M.