A despot’s health is a serious matter. By Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith.
Bashar al-Assad was once the reformer, the “good czar” who would lead Syria into modern times. It was never meant to be. By Fouad Ajami.
Content to watch from afar, President Obama once again demonstrates the tenuousness of his commitment to democracy. By Fouad Ajami.
The war was over, but the battle to publish the papers of the Nazis’ master propagandist was just beginning. By Bertrand M. Patenaude.
Condoleezza Rice weighs America’s failures, successes, and diplomatic challenges yet to come. An interview with Peter Robinson.
Completed forty-eight years ago, his magnum opus appears at last. George H. Nash discusses its insights into our thirty-first president. By Charity Nebbe.
One year later, much of the conventional wisdom about the uprisings has been proven wrong. By Fouad Ajami.
How South Korea might deter its nuclear neighbor without going nuclear itself. By Dimitri Landa.
The Soviet Union has been gone for twenty years, but the people of Russia are only just awakening. By Robert Service.
Amid the ruins of the Great War, an American camera crew filmed a shocking sight. That roll of celluloid has taken a strange trip through history. By Bertrand M. Patenaude.