Autor: Daniel C. Twining
America is pursuing a grand design in Asia
Recognising this, the Bush administration - anticipating a future Chinese challenge to American primacy - is pursuing a grand design in Asia as ambitious as its campaign to transform the Middle East, and as bold in its use of military power and democratic values as strategic assets.
Russia's Shadow Empire
Since 2003, democratic revolutions in Ukraine and Georgia have dealt strategic blows to the ambition of Russia's leaders to reconstitute the former Soviet empire by retaining political and military suzerainty over their weaker neighbors. But Russia's imperial pretensions along its periphery linger.
Putin's Power Politics
Russia relies on oil and gas revenues for nearly half its government budget. It is transforming this typical indicator of economic backwardness into a hidden strength, making it the vehicle for its aspiration to reemerge as a global leader.
Reacciones al asesinato del ex-Primer Ministro libanés
El reciente asesinato del ex-Primer Ministro libanés Rafiq Al-Hariri inspiró diversas reacciones en el mundo árabe.
'Never Again' Again. What is the United Nations going to do about the genocide in Darfur?
The U.N. Security Council has proven institutionally incapable of acting in any meaningful way to stop Khartoum's brutal campaign in Darfur.
El partido de Europa. Los Demócratas son difíciles de distinguir de los europeos
En materia de relaciones transatlánticas, los norteamericanos vienen de Marte y los europeos de Venus.