Foreign Policy

Syria’s Dangerous Gambits Syria’s Dangerous Gambits

Ostracized by the Bush Administration, Syria is flirting with rogue status. But if Washington restarts dialogue, there is plenty of room for common ground.

Nov 12, 2007 / Feature / Mohamad Bazzi

Our Man in Pakistan Our Man in Pakistan

Gen. Pervez Musharraf turns out to be just another crummy dictator. But he's our dictator--using the $10 billion in US aid to jail judges and lawyers, and give shelter Al Qaeda and...

Nov 7, 2007 / Column / Robert Scheer

Who Lost Pakistan? Who Lost Pakistan?

How often can the Bush Administration be caught off guard by the consequences of its own actions? Endlessly, it seems.

Nov 6, 2007 / Feature / Tom Engelhardt

The Great Debate of 2008 The Great Debate of 2008

The time is right for a Great Debate on America's purpose and place in the world. But neither Republicans nor Democrats seem up to the task.

Nov 1, 2007 / Feature / Jerry W. Sanders

Why We Need International Law Why We Need International Law

It's time to undo the damage and reaffirm America's historical commitment to international law.

Nov 1, 2007 / Feature / Oona A. Hathaway

Relearning the Art of Diplomacy Relearning the Art of Diplomacy

Most candidates have no idea what it involves.

Nov 1, 2007 / Feature / Anatol Lieven

Jobs, Justice and Democracy Jobs, Justice and Democracy

Mideast policy must include development.

Nov 1, 2007 / Feature / Afshin Molavi

Facing Hamas and Hezbollah Facing Hamas and Hezbollah

US diplomacy in the Middle East has been held hostage by a refusal to engage with these two popular movements.

Nov 1, 2007 / Feature / Helena Cobban

Combating Muslim Extremism Combating Muslim Extremism

American politicians should stop implying that Muslim nations and individuals are more dangerous than any other group of human beings. They should also stop calling their religion ...

Nov 1, 2007 / Feature / Juan Cole

The Iranian Challenge The Iranian Challenge

To change Iran's behavior, we must first change our own.

Nov 1, 2007 / Feature / Trita Parsi