Society

Realism and Its Rivals

To see realist strategies adopted even as they are denounced would be, in our view, no small success.

Owen HarriesMichael Lind

Turkish Journey

For seventy years, Turkey has been looking to the West, but things are changing.

Herb Greer

Yeltsin: Shadow of a Doubt

Yeltsin had no better friend than the United States. Our support for him, even when he acted illegally, was timely and emphatic. Did it really make sense, however, for us to identify so closely with the fate of one man?

David Satter

The Morning After

Here are four Quarantottesco books, all Liberty on the Barricades, beards striking poses, étude revolutionnaire throbbing away.

An Idea of Britain

From this memoir we learn just how confident Margaret Thatcher is in her understanding of Britain's problems and her ability to find solutions. She knows her strengths.

Poets on Power (and its loss)

Turning the pages of a collected Auden, one's eye repeatedly catches something that seems strikingly appropriate to the state of Europe today.

Owen Harries

The Constraints of Russian Culture

Democratic impulses, not nearly so rare in the Russian past as we imagine, have been distinctly hostile to competition and enterprise.

Hugh Ragsdale

Reagan's Pragmatist

Despite the questioning of specific actions and policies, it remains indisputable that a combination of the times and Shultz's own strength of character made him one of our most successful secretaries of state.

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