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A Warning from Good Friends

The Obama administration has managed to open a wide gap between itself and some of America’s most reliable allies, those of Central Europe. In the recent Open Letter to the ...

Slim Pickings in Moscow

Earlier today, Presidents Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev met for their first full-fledged summit in Moscow. They announced a strategic arms-control agreement that would cut the U.S. and Russian nuclear ...
Politics & Policy

War of Ideas

The resignation of Charlotte Beers, undersecretary of state for public diplomacy, calls for a reexamination of how the U.S. is waging a war of ideas against Islamist terrorism. Beers’s resignation ...
Politics & Policy

Putin’s Iraq Tightrope Act

That Vladimir Putin is a black belt in judo is well known; increasingly, the world is glimpsing another of his accomplishments: acrobatics. #ad#His specialty? — three-ring circus U.N. diplomacy. Consider ...