The Modernizing Imperative
The Gorbachev-era earthquake that led to the collapse of communism and the disintegration of the Soviet state was due in significant part to autonomous changes in Soviet civil society.
Weisberg on Fukuyama's South Africa
Every student of international relations has thought about the question of why world communism fell apart when it did.
The Headquarters Nation
Japan may soon dominate the world economy--but not as a result of a conspiracy.
Mexico and the Politics of Free Trade
When it is negotiated and if it is approved by Congress, the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada may prove to be the most important foreign economic policy achievement of President Bush's first term in of
No Brakes, No Compass
LEON HOLLERMAN's preceding account of Japan's global strategy makes it easier to talk about what remains a conceptually elusive and controversial phenomenon: Japanese international power.
Getting to Market
Over the past century, economists and other intellectuals have produced an enormous amount of literature on how to convert capitalist market economies into socialist centrally planned ones.