Best Defense

McCain on all things military

For the last event in the Future of War conference, I interviewed Sen. John McCain, the new chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, about this and that.


With Friends Like These

Indonesia's ambitious new president has plenty of problems. But the biggest headache may come from his own allies.


A New Generation Takes to the Streets in Burma

Burma has a long and rich tradition of student protest. Now it's coming alive again.

Shadow Government

Rescuing George Shultz, the Best Secretary of State You’ve Never Heard Of

What if America had a remarkably effective secretary of state, yet almost 95 percent of international relations professors didn’t know it? That may sound like ...

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