The Paradox of International Action International action today can be legitimate or effective, but rarely both. The solution is to create "multi-multilateralism."
Polio's Return how polio, a disease of the verge of eradication at the end of the 20th century, made a comeback at the beginning of the 21st.
Containing the Nuclear Red Zone Threat A multinational solution for keeping states out f the nuclear weapons business.the iraq war at three
Mirror, Mirror, on the War The Dreyfus Affiar was important not for its historical consequences but for the moral rot it exposed in France. The same may be true of America and l'affaire Irak
Iraq in 3-D The United States in Iraq is trying to solve a three-dimensional problem in two-dimensional space. We need to think beyond counterinsurgency.
In the Army Now Are the wheels coming off the U.S. Army thanks to the Iraq war? Not really, argues a retired Army colonel. But other problems loom.all gone to look for america
Cool Jazz and Cold War Dana giola, Chairman of National Endowment for the Arts, talks with jazz legend Dave Brubeck about diplomacy in 5/4 time.
Celebrities R US What do Joshua Reynolds, Theda Bara, Madonna, and NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon have in common?
The Multiculturalism of the Streets When Americans eat at Baja Fresh or Panda Express, they're digesting more than they think.
It Doesn't Stay in Vegas Bernard-Henri Levy, a French intellectual following in Tocqueville's footsteps, discusses America with Francis Fukuyama.reviews
Old Hickory Switch The age of Jackson is an oft-neglected chapter in American History, but three new books take up the challenge.
The Fall Gal Two years after the Abu Ghraib story came to light, we still haven't gotten to the bottom of its darkness.
Goliathan Michael Mandelbaum's The Case for Goliath likens America's global role to that of a government. A distinguished French observer, astonishingly agrees.
Rewriting Oneself The dean of Middle Eastern studies recounts how he came to write-and rewrite-The Arabs in History.spring note
Alone in a Crowd A lunch in Berlin (nearly) gets out of hand.