Political Order in Egypt How Samuel Huntington helps us understand the Jasmine Revolutions.
Army Guys The different social "locations" of the armies of Egypt and Tunisia explain the divergent paths of the recent upheavals in those two countries.
Faded Colors Untutored enthusiasts of the Jasmine Revolutions could take a few lessons from the Color Revolutions. (You remember those, right?)
The Berber Awakening Amazighité is rapidly coming down from the Atlas Mountains. Never heard of it? You will.america's alliances
From Protectorates to Partnerships Collective defense in the coming century will require both greater reciprocity and more self-reliance on the part of our allies.
The Allies We Need An unsentimental checklist for assessing an ally's value in parlous times.
NATO's Last Chance The spearhead of the Transatlantic relationship is now undermining it.
Networked Asia Transforming America's Asian alliances into an integrated net-centric system.
The Man with the Tin Cup How the Pentagon’s official fundraiser for the war in Afghanistan discovered that stingy allies weren’t even the half of the problem compared to the mess in Washington.
Toolbox: U.S. Oceans Policy on an Even Keel U.S. oceans policy is dangerously adrift.reviews
Social Studies David Brooks's attempt to popularize social science's recent harvest of insight succeeds, mostly.
Beyond Belief? The sociology of religion takes everything about its subject seriously, with one important exception.
Milky Ways The history of milk—from sacred nourishment to taboo drink to our modern, dairy-saturated abundance.
Swinging Cats An ambitious effort to illuminate Old World influences on American popular culture falls short.
Writers Ringside There was a time when writers found deep meaning in the sport of boxing. Are those days gone for good?
Retroview: A Shy Little Bird Heda Margolius Kovály's Under a Cruel Star is a masterpiece of memoir still awaiting its duenotes & letters
Triple Feature: A Letter from Kandahar Hollywood classics illuminate the complexities of Afghanistan.
City on a Hill: A Letter from Medellín There are lessons to be learned from the rejuvenation of this former narco-hellhole of murder and mayhem.
Summer Note: Everyman's Art Alexander Girard turned the act of displaying folk art into an art form all its own.