The Pacifist and the General
It was an unlikely alliance, and they were an odd couple: she the Friedensengel, the Angel of Peace, with an elderly, taciturn aide-de-camp at her side.
Salinastroika: Less than Meets the Eye
President Carlos Salinas de Gortari took office in 1988 after an election most Mexicans believe he lost.
Realism and Its Rivals
To see realist strategies adopted even as they are denounced would be, in our view, no small success.
For seventy years, Turkey has been looking to the West, but things are changing.
Yeltsin: Shadow of a Doubt
Yeltsin had no better friend than the United States. Our support for him, even when he acted illegally, was timely and emphatic. Did it really make sense, however, for us to identify so closely with the fate of one man?
Poets on Power (and its loss)
Turning the pages of a collected Auden, one's eye repeatedly catches something that seems strikingly appropriate to the state of Europe today.