World Beat Newsletter
We've stuck a knife deep into Afghanistan. With bin Laden dead, should we take it out or keep it in?
In the war between the United States and al-Qaeda, the big winner is: China.
We have, once again, played right into Osama bin Laden's hands.
With Libya, the Obama administration has followed the Chinese adage: kill the chicken to scare the monkeys. But the chicken still rules the roost in Tripoli.
Is Pentagon pork, which has been off the table for decades, finally on the budget-cutting menu?
Bush had a doctrine, Nixon had a doctrine, even Jimmy Carter had a doctrine. Why doesn't Obama?
If the death of one man is a tragedy while the death of a million is a statistic then the attack on a single Qur'an is a tragedy while the attack on millions of Muslims is a foreign policy.
In nuclear energy, as in economics and security issues, Japan has engaged in some seriously risky business.
Will military intervention dislodge Gaddafi or lead to yet another quagmire?
We must fight hard in our Age of Activism to construct a new political entity: the activist state. If we fail, we will slip, inexorably, into an Age of Apocalypse.