Society

Jimmy Polk's War

A review of the Mexican War in which Manifest Destiny is reclaimed from the revisionists.

Patrick J. Buchanan

Franz Josef Clinton

Without realizing it, the United States is taking over the role of the Habsburg Empire in the Balkans, a role that it is ill-equipped to play.

Adam Garfinkle

Mayday for Oslo

The approaching deadline for final status negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians threatens the Oslo process. But an arbitrary piece of scheduling should not be allowed to dictate events.

Joel Singer

China and the Quest for Dignity

Dignity is an essential concept that connects two objectives usually regarded as conflicting in contemporary China--individual rights and self-determination within its discourse on national rights.

John Fitzgerald

Greece: Like Any Other European Country?

Greece is fundamentally a status quo country in part of the world where the status quo is being challenged from many directions. Its future prosperity and security depend on reforms at home and a more prudent diplomacy.

Loukas Tsoukalis

The Poverty of Anti-Communism

American anti-Communists distorted and corrupted the domestic political scene with exaggerations of a threat that was never as strong--or worrisome--as they pretended it to be.

John Lukacs

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