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Western Help for Ukraine  


February 23, 2014  

Ukraine is teetering on the edge of civil war. Courageous public demonstrations in Kiev and sympathetic parliamentary actions... 

Hiroshima’s Anniversary  


August 6, 2013  

Today I had the opportunity to visit the site of the first atomic bombing, Hiroshima, and participate in the annual commemoration.... 

Kissinger at 90  


May 26, 2013  

Henry Kissinger was born on 27 May 1923, in the shadow of the First World War. As a child, he witnessed the democratic exuberance... 

Creative Citizens need Innovative Government  


July 23, 2012  

Vienna was the center of European creativity in the years between 1780 and 1914. It was the city of Mozart and Beethoven.... 

North Korea’s Coming Collapse  


April 13, 2012  

North Korea’s young and unknown dictator, Kim Jong-un, used a controversial rocket launch to assert leadership over... 

After Kim  


December 19, 2011  

The death of North Korea’s dictator, Kim Jong Il, opens a new era in East Asia. He was the absolute ruler of North... 

Gadhafi’s Death and Middle East Rebirth  


October 21, 2011  

The death of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi is the death of a Middle East generation that dominated the decades after the... 

The Debt Crisis in the West  


July 12, 2011  

This is the summer of debt. The key words in nearly every business, university, and government office are “cut”... 

How to deal with Pakistan  


May 21, 2011  

The relationship between the United States and Pakistan defies logical explanation. Washington provides Islamabad with billions... 

Middle East Policy  


April 30, 2011  

The Middle East has entered a period of rapid change. Two long-standing dictatorships, in Egypt and Tunisia, have collapsed... 

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