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The Afghan war is exposing NATO (which supplies a large majority of the forces) to be the "two-tiered" organization Defense Secretary Gates had warned about,
Europe is the perfect partner for the U.S.'s new focus on societal security instead of just terrorism.
No Israeli leader can afford to turn down today's opportunity for peace. Here's what he would say if he agreed.
Obama spoke of our worlds as they are, not as Fox television, Israeli zealots, or neo-conservative simpletons try to paint us. But his Washington is still obsessed with "Islam" at the expense of sensible policies.
America must deal differently with Arab countries than with Turkey, Morocco, Malaysia, and Indonesia, to name a few.
One cannot help but recall an old Persian proverb: “Two hundred speeches won’t sum up to half a deed."
The United States' economy will regain the world's confidence when its government (first Bush, now Obama) stops behaving like a banana republic.
America must embark on its path of self-reinvention, if only to remind itself that it is no exception to the rules of financial discipline and credibility in markets.
Apropos of Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's trip to Beijing this week: Have China and the world lost confidence in America's ability to manage the global economy? If so, what can the U.S. do to gain that confidence back?...
The political stars are finally aligned for India and Pakistan to end this conflict.
Boom times are back - just not in the United States.
Forcing Israel's signature on worthless piece of paper regarding nonproliferation could inadvertently trigger a new ticking time bomb in the world's most dangerous neighborhood.
The U.S. is listening to European interests, but not letting them dictate policy.
Let's hope last week's visit was the start of a new era in American involvement in the region.
Obama seems to have given up on missile defense. What will take its place for Central Europe?
Obama will have to decide soon whether confronting Israel is worth the risk of being a one-term president.
The solution is to move on both fronts, as both Obama and Netanyahu want to do.
Many Israelis wish that the Obama administration would help to save Israel from its own destiny of occupation and dangerous demographic trends.
Before dealing directly with Iran, I believe that the U.S. must put more attention to reaching a comprehensive solution for Iraq.
American politicians' support for Israel against America’s national interest is borderline treason.