Foreign policy is that rare field in which essay-writing matters.
Perhaps the most important question--for present policy-makers as well as historians--posed by the presidency of Ronald Reagan is what role he played in ending the cold war.
The former dictator is back where he belongs.
Three decades ago Winston Churchill's grandson asked Ariel Sharon how
Israel should deal with the Palestinians. "We'll make a pastrami
sandwich out of them," he replied.
For a man who destroyed his country and wrecked or stole hundreds of thousands of lives, Slobodan Milosevic is an oddly colorless villain.
The capture of Saddam Hussein has raised the question of how best to hold him accountable for the horrendous human rights violations committed by his regime.
A confession is, by definition, a declaration of guilt.
Barely a month ago Prime Minister Tony Blair looked unstoppable. He'd survived, narrowly, a revolt within his own party over plans to allow universities to charge higher tuition fees.
It's been a while since Cuba, that caiman-shaped Caribbean isle, ceased to be a place on the map.
Meteorologists may disagree, but the political weather in Britain almost always comes from the United States.