Politics & Policy

Buying Anti-American

The commercial success and critical praise of Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist – currently on the New York Times best-seller list — are an ill omen for those who support ...
Politics & Policy

Shameless

On Mother’s Day, May 9, the Sunday New York Times ran a long piece–beginning on the front page and continuing on pages 9 and 10–on the background of the Abu ...
Politics & Policy

The Great Protector

Ever found yourself fuming about a bad government policy? Probably. Ever been asked to join a private army to fight it? Probably not. Because we live in the world’s oldest democracy, ...
Politics & Policy

The Afghan Model

We are preparing to go to war in Iraq under the assumption that making the peace will be harder than winning the conflict. Many commentators have offered more or less ...