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The Centrality of Social Policy

What is it that leaders like Iran’s Ahmedinejad, Hezbollah’s Nasrullah, and Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez have in common that vastly increases their local appeal? Anti-Americanism and an aggressive foreign policy are of course components. But what has really allowed them to win elections and cement their support is their ability to promise, and to a certain […]

The Centrality of Social Policy

What is it that leaders like Iran’s Ahmedinejad, Hezbollah’s Nasrullah, and Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez have in common that vastly increases their local appeal? Anti-Americanism and an aggressive foreign policy are of course components. But what has really allowed them to win elections and cement their support is their ability to promise, and to a certain […]

The Clash of Cultures and American Hegemony

In a web-only exclusive, the author of The End of History and the Last Man looks at the potential crisis of legitimacy the United States finds itself in today. Originally delivered as a presentation to the American Political Science Association annual meeting on September 1, 2006.

Debt Becomes Us?

A star Financial Times analyst explains the world's weird capital flows and suggests ways to avoid another global economic crisis.

American Strategy in the New East

Peace in the Pacific requires a U.S.-Japan alliance integrated into a new multilateral context that takes Chinese power seriously.

Capital Ideas

There’s not one kind of capitalism but four. The differences matter–a lot.

Making Enemies, Part Two

Islamism is about religion after all, and our "freedom agenda" is backfiring.

Goodbye Godzilla, Hello Kitty

What Japan’s pop-culture products tell us about its struggles with defeat, democratization and globalization.

Clueless into Kabul

America’s apparent success in Afghanistan is coming undone, and for good reasons: ignorance and hubris, to name two.

Paradigms Lost

Japan is wandering as three fundaments of its postwar identity erode.

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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.

RIP

We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

Alliances and Allies

It’s time our allies, and our foreign policy establishment, engage with our President’s worldview on its own terms.

Minya Attack

28 Copts killed in point-blank attack on pilgrims.

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