It would be truly breathtaking if George W. Bush -- or any of the architects of the U.S. foreign policy fiascos of the 21st century -- donned a hair shirt, repented of his actions, and performed an ideological about-face.
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Twenty years later, we are still waiting for our invitation to the Cold War's funeral.
If Wes Craven decided to make a horror movie out of the last year of U.S. politics, he would definitely cast Dick Cheney as the monster that can't be silenced.
What would it look like if Quakers ruled the world?
The risk of proliferation has made abolitionists out of the sternest of Cold Warriors.
The term "money laundering" suggests that the more often dirty money changes hands, the cleaner it gets but globalization just moves the dirt around.
After 100 days, the glass is now definitely more than half full. But we're still a long way off from a fundamentally new relationship between America and the world.
Obama is repairing fences with points south at a time when the United States could use all the friends it can get.
The Balkans are still a powder keg, and someone is always playing with matches.
Last week, two summits tried to inject new life into fading institutions.