Over 150 leading observers of U.S.-China-Taiwan relations attended a conference featuring prominent specialists to engage in discussion on the economic, diplomatic, military-political, and domestic politics dimensions of the U.S. role in Cross Strait relations.
Tune in to a discussion with Robert Kagan, author of "Power and Weakness," a provocative assessment of the US-European relationship.
The Bush Doctrine affirms the legitimacy of a preventive strike and emphasizes the notion that "if you are not with us, you are against us." U.S. foreign policy, therefore, is no longer just about containment or supporting freedom fighters, but about shedding the multilateralism favored by the Clinton administration. Is the Bush Doctrine a sound and effective strategy in the war on terror?
The neoconservatives of the Bush administration have remained surprisingly determined on going to war with Iraq, despite the British insistence on UN involvement and Saddam Hussein's agreement to weapons inspections. Anatol Lieven considers what they hope to gain.
In the first session of a two-part conference series, over 120 leading observers of U.S.-China relations attended a forum featuring prominent specialists to engage in discussion on the challenges of China’s rapidly changing political, economic and social situation.
The pattern of international engagement in Afghanistan has long been a piecemeal one. The international community moves from relief to reconstruction with a logic that is apparent to those who administer developmental assistance professionally, but its slow pace is often interpreted as indifference by communities that are the target of its efforts.
When diplomatic historians look back on the 1990s, they should describe it as the era of European integration. They will do so, however, only if the project is completed. As the Bush administration begins the process of promoting democratic regime change along a new frontier in the Muslim world, it must also finish the job on the European frontier.