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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

Seeing Russia Plain

Why U.S. intelligence has not performed better with respect to the crime and corruption that have helped frustrate Russia's transition to a stable, free-market democracy.

Fritz W. Ermarth

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

Macedonia: The Next Domino?

Macedonia's democracy and indenpendence remain imperiled. While regional forces are largely responsible for this, U.S. policy to date has done little to help a country that may be next in line to experience serious instability.

Marshall Freeman Harris

Policing Utopia

Military force has become the hallmark of U.S. foreign policy, ironically in the name of enforcing a global utopia.

Andrew J. Bacevich

...And the Road to Vienna

In Blacklisted: A Journalist's Life in Central Europe, Paul Lendvai recounts his remarkable journey from the Nazi wartime death marches, to his days as a young communist apologist, and on to his later "crusade of information" against comm

The Road to Damascus . . .

Itamar Rabinovich's The Brink of Peace is a masterly chronicle of the Syrian-Israeli peace negotiations of 1993-96, in which Israel and Syria--and America--once staked so much hope.

Paper Bear

Rather surprisingly, William Odom's Collapse of the Soviet Military provides the most comprehensive and serious examination to date of the Soviet military's unexpected passivity during the disintegration of the Soviet Union.

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