Terrorists are getting very good at covering their tracks. Their pursuers must become even better at uncovering them. By Katya Drozdova.
How “international law” invites a Spanish judge to pursue U.S. officials. By David Davenport.
Why the war in Iraq is not like the war in Vietnam—and why the present conflict must not be permitted to end the way the former conflict ended. By Victor Davis Hanson.
They’d teach us about war. By Victor Davis Hanson.
Bruce Berkowitz on The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America’s Military by Dana Priest
Peter Berkowitz on The Matador’s Cape: America’s Reckless Response to Terror by Stephen Holmes.
Putting numbers to the news, Hoover fellow Bruce Bueno de Mesquita lays his bets on issues such as climate change and Middle East peace.
The march of politics under the banner of law
A new book offers a much-needed account of the Jewish state’s many achievements.
Peter Berkowitz on A New World Order by Anne-Marie Slaughter and The Limits of International Law by Jack L. Goldsmith and Eric A. Posner and Law without Nations? Why Constitutional Government Requires Sovereign States by Jeremy A. Rabkin
From the “End of History” to the “epoch of Empires”
Tired of American global dominance? Just consider the alternatives. By Niall Ferguson.
By most conventional measures of power—economic, military, and cultural—there has never been an empire mightier than that of the United States today. Yet why does America have such trouble using this power effectively? By Niall Ferguson.