Washington’s Bosnia Fiasco
This week’s elections again confirmed that Bosnia is a “pretend country”—a wholly artificial creation of meddlesome Western nation builders.
Gary Schmitt Tries to Reinvent the Wheel
Gary Schmitt’s Wall Street Journal op-ed titled “The Demilitarization of Europe” strangely ignores the fact that what he poses as a puzzle was solved in the academic literature over 40 years ago.
Department of Terrible Predictions
The Hysteria and Confusion Over Mumbai-Style Attacks in Europe
The State Department has issued a travel warning for U.S. citizens visiting Europe. The alert comes after U.S. and European officials said there was a credible threat of commando style terror attacks against Britain, France, and Germany, similar to the attack in Mumbai almost two years ago.
Japan’s Squabble with China: Larger Implications
Tensions between Japan and China mushroomed over the past three weeks because of the arrest of a Chinese fishing boat captain who was operating near a chain of disputed islands.
Obligatory Bob Woodward Post
To Better Afghanistan, Boot the Contractors
Last August, I discussed Afghanistan-Pakistan policy on the blog Jezebel.