Regions / Europe & Central Asia
The much-proclaimed reset in U.S.-Russian relations has been more rhetorical than real.
Apparently Debbie Schlussel seeks to be the 21st century version of misanthropic 20th century commentator Westbrook Pegler, who lamented the failure of FDR's would-be assassin.
The creation of the United Nations Information Organization was the first step the Allied powers took towards turning back and defeating the Axis.
In World War II, the Allies realized that winning the information war would be essential to their eventual success.
The project intends to show how the United Nations was born in 1942, creating a relatively stable and peaceful post-war international system.
The author pays ironic homage to Richard Hofstadter's 50-year-old classic "The Paranoid Style of American Politics."
Maybe Pamela Geller just needs a big hug.
If there are general rules of war, certainly one of them is: "Do not fight in places that the Rand McNally three-dimensional map puts lots of bumps."
The military thinks it has a winning combination, but night raids and drones are actually helping to lose the war in Afghanistan.
The assassination of Ahmed Wali Karzai is certain to destabilize Kandahar, making the need for talks with the Taliban evermore likely.