Articles by John Gershman

Obama and Arroyo: Time for a Reset

July 29, 2009 | The worsening human rights situation in the Philippines requires the United States to rethink its political and economic relations with the country.

Iraq–Fool Me Twice

June 23, 2006 | In October 2002 the White House deceived the Congress and the public, inducing Congress--in the administration's interpretation--to abandon its constitutional responsibilities in matters of war-making.

Decision on Libya Marks Shift in Bush Foreign Policy

May 25, 2006 | The recent announcement by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that the United States will open an embassy in Libya was welcome news all around. Long overdue, the restoration of full diplomatic relations is a win-win situation for both Libya and the United States, as well as for other states in and out of the Middle East. The U.S. decision also marks a significant shift in the foreign policy of the Bush administration, a change most observers have overlooked.

China: A Troubled Dragon

May 11, 2006 | China's growing economic power and global presence coincide with severe economic and social challenges at home.