North America

Leashing the Dogs of War

With regard to the laws of war, the United States and Europe now operate under completely different legal codes.

David B. Rivkin, Jr.Lee A. Casey

Counsel to Britain

How to stay independent and close to the United States at the same time.

Conrad Black

Europe Challenged

Will the European Union become a peer competitor to the United States? Not likely, thinks Professor Tucker, unless U.S. policy produces self-diminishment by isolating America from others. But well it might.

Robert W. Tucker

Croesus and Caesar

Those who would compare U.S. and European power by focusing on military capabilities misread history and miss the essence of NATO's genius--and future prospects.

Richard Rosecrance

Continental Divides

It took awhile--more than a dozen years, in point of fact--but the natural tendency in international politics for states to balance against the power of a hegemon has emerged. In western Europe, of all places.

Josef Joffe

Burying Nikita

William Taubman's biography of Chairman Khrushchev combines original research and good sense to produce the best last word so far on the late Soviet leader.

All the Way

Vladimir Putin's vision of Russia's place in the real new world order offers a prospect of genuine Russian-American alliance. George W. Bush should pursue it.

Robert Legvold

Bush's Speech on Iraq: A Chinese Scholar's View

A Coalition of the Half-Hearted? President Bush began his remarks on October 7 by saying, "Tonight I want to take a few minutes to discuss a grave threat to peace, and America's determination to lead the world in confronting that threat."

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