Society

The Smithsonian and the Enola Gay

Not since 1855 has the Smithsonian been riven by a controversy to equal that precipitated by the proposed Enola Gay exhibit.

Wilcomb E. Washburn

Love in a Cold War Climate

The name Aino Kuusinen is all but unknown in the United States. This is unfortunate, for the life story of this undercover agent--a highly attractive, intelligent, and courageous woman, who spoke her English with an American accent--is a parable t

Peter Day

The Cuba In Our Mind

Castro has never seemed more firmly ensconced in power. Those who have been bold enough over the years to declare themselves his enemies are now dead, in exile, in jail, or cowering in fear of arrest.

Mark Falcoff

Bernadotte and Shamir

Marton's qualifications to write a book about the Middle East are slightly higher than Bernadotte's were to make peace there, but in the end it comes to the same: two boy scouts setting up pup-tents in minefields.

A Tired Anarchy

Russia, for our officials and foreign policy leaders, is an increasingly scary and strange place. We don't seem to know where we are or what we are doing.

Charles H. Fairbanks

The Philosophy of 'Europe'

If the myth of destabilizing European nationalism continues to cast its spell over the decisions of Europe's political architects, then it will prove to be a self-fulfilling fantasy.

John Laughland

Quantum Leap

The new world of foreign policy is neither a unipolar world nor a multipolar world, but an integrated global system, in which the United States plays a central, but constantly tempered, role.

Patrick Glynn

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