July 17, 2011

America Can No Longer Afford to Lead

Thomas Friedman, New York Times

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In America and in Greece, the baby boomers may not be up to fixing the problem they have caused.

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May 17, 2012
Pakistan's Missed Chance to Tame Badlands
David Ignatius, Wash Post
As America begins to pull back its troops from Afghanistan, there's one consequence that gets little notice but is likely to have lasting impact: Pakistan is losing the best chance in its history to gain political control over... more ››
May 11, 2012
America's Outdated View of China
Perry Link, Washington Post
When the human rights lawyer Chen Guang­cheng escaped ­extra-legal house arrest and beatings and found his way to the U.S. Embassy last month, he became an instant hero on the Chinese Internet. How had he escaped? How... more ››
May 10, 2012
U.S. Must Secure Israel-Egypt Peace
Andrew Exum, World Politics Review
If Americans do not appreciate the Israeli-Egyptian peace now, though, they certainly will when it is no longer there. And for the first time in 30 years, that is a real possibility. more ››
People in Egypt, and the rest of the Arab world, experienced a novel sight this week when two presidential candidates squared off in a televised debate. In terms of form, the event could be considered a triumph, and a true... more ››
May 14, 2012
Israel Amid an Islamist Middle East
Stefan Kirschner, Jerusalem Post
With the outcome of the ongoing Egyptian elections looking grim (to Westerners) due to the strength of the Muslim Brotherhood and the even more extreme Salafi parties, many are deeply concerned. more ››