Andrew Apostolou

Politics & Policy

Hail to the Autocrat

President Bush’s decision to host Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev could prove to be a long-term mistake. To be sure, the United States has legitimate strategic needs in Central Asia, including ...
Politics & Policy

Desert Bigotry

The announcement of the Iraqi election results on February 13 evokes memories of the historic polls in South Africa that buried the apartheid system. In both cases a long-discriminated-against majority–blacks ...
Politics & Policy

Going It Alone

During the recent election campaign, there was one area of bipartisan agreement: that the U.S. can and should share with other countries the military burden in Iraq. That consensus–that the ...
Politics & Policy

Who Lost Zarqawi?

In recent days, the Wall Street Journal and Slate have charged that the U.S. government fumbled an opportunity to kill master terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Repeating a claim first made ...

Sects, Lies, and Videotape

In this latest video tape, Osama bin Laden repeats an old threat and tells a new lie. BIN LADEN’S THREAT TO KILL AMERICANS Bin Laden regards any American as a legitimate target, ...
Politics & Policy

The Uzbek Challenge

The terrorist attacks in Tashkent on July 30, 2004, against U.S. and Israeli embassies and the Uzbek state prosecutor’s office have been claimed by the Jihad Islamic Group, a successor ...
Politics & Policy

Tashkent Terrorists

The terrorist attacks in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, on Friday are a testament to the continued vitality of the al Qaeda movement. Three suicide-bomb blasts outside the embassies of ...