Foreign Affairs

Discredited Theory, Deflationary Thrall

Why there is such iron fidelity to neoliberal austerity in the contemporary community of official economists? It can’t be that it works. It doesn't work.

Clean Sweep

For the past two years, India's AAP party -- whose symbol is a broom -- has tapped into public anger and frustration by encouraging people to protest and organize.

Forsaken Ally

The end of the Communist era and access to long-closed archives opens a window into the largely untold suffering of Poland from 1939 to the fall of the Iron Curtain.

Known Unknowns

If we had reason to be confident that bombing some of Assad’s assets would save more Syrians than it would kill, armed intervention might be warranted. We don't.

Limited & Proportionate

President Obama is right to show restraint on Syria. But that doesn’t mean the United States should stand and watch great crimes being committed.

Will Our Polarization Cripple Us?

It was only a matter of time before our polarized politics threatened to destroy a president’s authority. Will Congress let that happen?

Don't Attack Syria

A defensible case for the attack on Syria would have to satisfy traditional “just war” standards. The proposed action meets none of them.

The Devil They Know

Many Syrian Christians who wouldn’t deny Assad’s record of repressing political opponents would rather put up with that than live under the rule of Islamists.

Free Market?

A current policy debate once again pits the bulk of the economics profession against common sense.

The Party of Humanity

The issues that gnaw at George Scialabba relate primarily to political economy. For an avowed man of the left, “the last three decades have been bitter medicine.”

Obama's Syrian Agony

An armed conflict with the Syrian government, even of limited duration, was never part of the president's dream.

Divided by Ancient Disputes

What is the source of the division between Sunnis and Shi‘ites, and how prevalent is this bifurcation in the Islamic world, a community of more than 1.6 billion?
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Book Reviews

Forsaken Ally

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The Party of Humanity

September 9, 2013 | 1 comment

Highbrow Hatred

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Outside the Law

April 4, 2013 | 1 comment

Before Camelot

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Imperial Illusions

January 1, 2013 | 0 comments


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