Back to Normalcy
Obama’s America and Abe’s Japan: two countries trying to get “back to normalcy”—but from opposite directions.
The Obama Doctrine: Responses Dilemmas of Power
A great power cannot retain credibility if it first speaks like Churchill then acts like Chamberlain.
The Obama Doctrine: Responses A Mixed Record in the Middle East
President Obama laid out an ambitious vision for the U.S. in the Middle East. Time will tell whether his successes or failures will most define his legacy.
The Obama Doctrine: Responses Striking a Balance
George W. Bush tried to do too much. Barack Obama has advocated doing too little.
A Close Reading
If history is to continue to bend in the direction President Obama favors, it will need ongoing assistance from the United States.
The Obama Doctrine: Responses Good Points and Bad Points
Flaws aside, Obama is in touch with an American electorate that is very skeptical about the wisdom of heavy involvement in the Middle East.