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In the News

Darfur—the Good Iraq

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, October 18, 2006

I am as outraged as the next American about the genocide in Darfur…

In the News

Project aims to ‘kindle debate’ on U.S. national security

with George P. Shultzvia Princeton Weekly Bulletin
Monday, October 16, 2006

Inspired by the legacy of Cold War foreign policy giant George Kennan, Princeton scholars have undertaken an ambitious effort to set a new course for America’s national security in a time of diverse, mounting threats…

In the News

‘Anxious Times’ at Stanford – and in the world

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Palo Alto Online
Saturday, October 14, 2006

I heard a depressing but also a fascinating debate at Stanford University on Saturday morning, Oct. 14, on “Anxious Times – Seeing Beyond a World of Perpetual Threats…

In the News

Behind Baghdad Walls, Rosy Plans in the Green Zone

with Larry Diamondvia New York Times
Friday, October 13, 2006

The Emerald City in Rajiv Chandrasekaran’s revealing new book is not the fabled metropolis in Oz, but the Green Zone in Baghdad, headquarters for the American occupation in Iraq…

In the News

Big thinkers thinking big

with Policy Reviewvia American Thinker
Friday, October 13, 2006

Lee Harris, the author of the wonderful book Civilization and its Enemies, reviews Andrew Bostom’s book The Legacy of Jihad, in Policy Review, published by The Hoover Institution at Stanford...

Analysis and Commentary

Chaos in a small country

by Arnold Beichmanvia Washington Times
Tuesday, October 3, 2006

We envision an Africa where peace is known by all, where freedom is shared by all, where opportunity is expanding for all, and most importantly, where responsibility is embraced by all...

Analysis and Commentary

How experts view a strike against Iran

by Abbas Milani, Kori Schakevia San Francisco Chronicle
Friday, September 29, 2006

Simple logic shows the fallacy of the military option...

In the News

Should the U.S. attack Iran?

with Abbas Milanivia San Francisco Chronicle
Friday, September 29, 2006

Insight Editor Jim Finefrock talks with Abbas Milani, director of Iranian studies at Stanford University, about the repercussions of a U.S. air assault on Iran's nuclear facilities...

In the News

Iranian Expert Urges Promotion of Democracy to Deter Iran From Becoming Nuclear

with Abbas Milanivia Voice of America
Thursday, September 28, 2006

President Bush and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad recently addressed the 61st session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York. Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian Studies Program at Stanford University, says he thinks President Bush’s more conciliatory remarks addressed directly to the Iranian public is part of a new “two-track policy” of talking tough with the regime while conveying to the Iranian people that Washington’s fight is not with them but with their government...

Analysis and Commentary

Ahmadinejad's version of Puritanism at the UN

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, gave a generally vapid talk at the United Nations, intimating but rarely naming names of those he deemed guilty...