Jihadist violence troubles the lands around the Arabian Sea, where sailing of any sort has rarely been smooth. By Camille Pecastaing.
Iran’s two top leaders scheme. By Abbas Milani.
Another thing Americans must never forget: that security depends on nurturing democracy and freedom around the world. By Condoleezza Rice.
American troops went to Afghanistan to defeat terrorists. Bring them home too hastily and their work may be undone. By Kori N. Schake.
Taking stock of the years since 9/11. By Jessica Stern.
As the Reagan centennial year draws to an end, Europeans honor the man who, as Margaret Thatcher put it, “won the Cold War without firing a shot.” By Edwin Meese III.
Even if the Arab spring does create a surge of regional democracy, expect the tide to ebb and flow. By Larry Diamond.
And if they put their new freedoms to work, they won’t even remain poor. By Gary S. Becker.
Only a continuing American role can help Iraqi democracy find its feet and block Iranian power. By Fouad Ajami.