Can the new century prove an age of peace? Niall Ferguson considers the question by examining conflict in three of the last century’s hot spots: Bosnia, Guatemala, and Cambodia.
It's rare enough these days for an American to write a thoughtful book about U.S. politics that transcends partisan vituperation and casts light on political complexities.
There are many military solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; the problem is that none of them are particularly good outcomes. In fact, they are so draconian as to admit the proposition that there is no practical or sustainable solution that is solely military. That, however, is the case for most wars. Any war that stops short of killing every single member of the opposing society accepts a political solution.
Peter Berkowitz on The War on Terror and the Laws of War: A Military Perspective by Michael Lewis, Eric Jensen, Geoffrey Corn, Victor Hansen, Richard Jackson, and James Schoettler.
Peter Berkowitz on Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism: A Call to Action by George Weigel
Peter Berkowitz on Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said's Orientalism by Ibn Warraq
Peter Berkowitz on The Much Too Promised Land: America’s Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace by Aaron David Miller
Peter Berkowitz on God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World by Walter Russell Mead
One country, two worlds. Peter Berkowitz on the gulf of misunderstanding between Israeli Jews and Israeli Arabs.
Peter Berkowitz on Geneva Conventions by Gary D. Solis and Fred L. Borch.
Peter Berkowitz on The Goldstone Report: The Legacy of the Landmark Investigation of the Gaza Conflict edited by Adam Horowitz, Lizzy Ratner, and Philip Weiss.
The CIA is in a state of serious disrepair, and a veritable revolution will be required to fix it. Reuel Marc Gerecht explains.
The recently announced interim agreement between the United States-led P5+1 (the five permanent members of the Security Coun