Behind the Settlements

West Bank settlements hollow out respect for the law in the State of Israel, argues a former U.S. Ambassador.

Believe It or Not

Peter de Vries on religion: Can’t live with it, can’t live without it.

Are the Settlements Illegal?

Answering that question is a pitfall the Obama Administration has been wise to avoid.

Allies Divided

Israel and America have long taken opposite approaches to managing Palestinians and other Arabs. It’s time we recognized the divide.

A Conversation with Colin Powell

On President Obama, terrorism and America’s promise.

Understanding Corruption

What is corruption? The answer depends on who you’re asking, and where you’re asking it.

What Was Communism?

Archie Brown’s newest book captures a generational memory just before it fades away.

The New Burma Road

The Obama Administration’s preference for “engagement” faces another uphill battle in Burma.

Spring Note: Disconnected

President Obama’s Afghan strategy has crimped his room for maneuver on an even tougher challenge: Iran.

Detour Ahead

There are signs that the Great Recession of 2008–09 may become a double-dipper in 2010–11.

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