The 9/11 attacks were the clearest possible call for effective national intelligence. Why are we still waiting? By Amy B. Zegart.
Jihadist violence troubles the lands around the Arabian Sea, where sailing of any sort has rarely been smooth. By Camille Pecastaing.
Another presidential season, another attempted end run around the Electoral College. Let’s be careful. Even now, it has its uses. By David Davenport.
Iran’s two top leaders scheme. By Abbas Milani.
Libya has known autocrats and invaders before. A century ago, Italians came, saw, conquered . . . and were defeated. By Charles Lindsey.
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.
Homage to a dissident who insisted on telling the truth. By Yuri Yarim-Agaev.