Robert Brown

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Netanyahu’s Defining Hour

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu needs to understand that unconditionally releasing the final group of Palestine prisoners would put the ball back in the court of the Palestinian Authority.

Dependable Deutschland

Although allies continue to hope for more, Germany’s new foreign policy plans spell out more of the same – including a return to normalcy in the relationship with the United States.

The Game Changer

WikiLeaks is a game changer. Whether you are an ardent supporter of the enigmatic organization, or are calling for the head of its leader, Julian Assange, or your feelings lie somewhere in between, you cannot deny that the organization's methods and activities have changed government interactions, media practices, corporate behavior, and instilled a sense of empowerment for the less powerful.

Iraq’s Starving Artists

The exhibition, "Artists in Exile: Forgotten Iraqi Refugees in Syria," seeks to bridge cultural gaps between the United States and Arab and Middle Eastern countries.

Revolutionaries in Modern Art

Shepard Fairey may have been a recurring artist over three exhibits on May 15, 2010, but the political threads that ran through each of the presentations were more exciting. "Revolutionary" was the theme du jour.

Strategic Dialogue: Responsibility to Protect

In response to genocide and ethnic cleansing, the UN has adopted a new doctrine called the Responsibility to Protect. Are we finally going to say "never again" or is it just "more of the same"?

Film Review: Che

This portrayal of revolutionary passion helps us see Ernesto "Che" Guevara as more than a logo.

Missile Defense & China

In the U.S. the attractions of missile defense endure, fueled most recently by the apparent Gulf War successes of the Patriot missiles and by perceived threats of long-range missile launches by so-called “rogue” states.