Yeltsin: the Problem, Not the Solution
Too much of Western energy, resources, and political capital has been sunk into schemes whose primary goal is propping up Yeltsin's regime, while not listening to what Russians themselves want and need.
Four Faces of Global Culture
If one is to heed Huntington's call for a dialogue between cultures, one must pay as much attention to the manner in which the different processes of cultural globalization relate to each other as to their relation with many indigenous cultures.
Unsettled Succession: China's Critical Moment
Who will be the next leader of China? In one form or another, the succession issue has been the central drama of Chinese politics almost since the beginning.
One of the most nerve-racking dilemmas the Chinese government faces is reconciling the need for openness in the media with the dangers such openness portends for party control.
Qu'est-ce qu'une nation?: Scholarly Debate and the Realities of Eastern Europe
The problem set the West by the Yugoslav wars between 1991 and 1995 was at bottom a simple one: whether to intervene on the ground to defeat the Serb forces in Croatia and Bosnia, and then stay.
The Man Who Ran Franafrique
On the morning of March 19, 1997, an eighty-three year old Frenchman died in an apartment on the rue de Prony, in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, after suffering for several years from Parkinson's disease.