Today's date:
Winter 2010

Fall 2008


Consumer Democracy vs. Good Governance Nathan Gardels

Twenty Years After the End of History

The “End of History” 20 Years Later Francis Fukuyama
Obama in Asia: West Looks East After the “End of History” Kishore Mahbubani
Recalling the Fall of the Berlin Wall George H.W. Bush, Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Gorbachev, FranÇois Mitterrand

Governing Globalization

Japan: Shifting Away from American-led Globalization Yukio Hatoyama
Financial Markets Must Not Return to “Bad Old Ways” JosÉ Manuel Barroso
The G-20 Moment Luiz InÁcio Lula da Silva
The G-2: Are America and China Headed for Divorce? Niall Ferguson
Rebalancing the Global Economy: China Must Allow Currency to Rise, US Must Boost Savings Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Obama, China and Wishful Thinking About American Jobs Robert Reich

The Iran Conundrum

Iran at the Crossroads Abolhassan Bani-Sadr
I Support Ayatollah Khomeini’s Republicanism Mehdi Karroubi
Don’t Sacrifice Democracy in Negotiations With Iran Shirin Ebadi
The Real Issue Is Iran’s Emergence as a Regional Power Alastair Crooke

Obama’s War: Collage of Comment

What to Do in Afghanistan Turki Al-Faisal
Obama Kicks the Can Down the Road Graham Fuller
To Become an Occupying Power Is a Strategic Defeat Zbigniew Brzezinski
Defeating Taliban Is Key to Stopping al-Qaeda ReueL Marc Gerecht

Frontiers of the New Century

The Problem Is Not Faith, but the Faithful Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Planetary Boundaries Johan RockstrÖm

Imaginative Knowledge

Imagining Israel In 2024 Leon de Winter
Caressing the World with Words Orhan Pamuk