The Osirak Fallacy
If a strike on Osirak failed to turn back the clock on Saddam's nuclear program, why would one work for Iran?
Contemplating the Ifs
There's no Hollywood solution to dealing with Iran--just a bunch of bad options.
In Brief: Thoughts on National Security
Graham Allison, Ian Bremmer, Harlan Ullman and Derek Chollet.
For the United States, mediating territorial crises must involve geopolitical juggling.
A Profile in Defiance
Ahmadinejad came of age in the aftermath of the Iran-Iraq War. He sees little benevolence in the West’s interventions and conflict is inevitable.
A Fragile Consensus
Unlike the Iraq War, the Iranian nuclear crisis will not convulse transatlantic relations--for the time being.
A Difficult Country: Pakistan and the Case for Developmental Realism
There are no textbook solutions for the problems of a country like Pakistan--but a creative approach can go a long way.