- NewsletterBy Haim MalkaOct 30, 2006
There is plenty to atone for in Arab politics. Heavy handed tactics of oppression and civil strife have embittered people across the region for decades. In other societies wrecked by similar conflicts, pardons and amnesties have been used to help heal these wounds.
- ReportOct 30, 2006
The Japan-U.S. alliance continues to go from strength to strength. In the last year, the two countries agreed on a statement of principles that laid the foundation for a renewed and rejuvenated alliance and they operationalized those principles six months later.
- CommentaryBy John DonnellyOct 27, 2006
After three years covering Africa for the Boston Globe, a few random thoughts about health issues looming ahead on the continent:
With the advent of widespread antiretroviral treatment for AIDS patients, AIDS is thankfully becoming a chronic illness in some of the poorest places on earth. But that presents many new challenges as well.
- NewsletterOct 27, 2006
- NewsletterBy You JiOct 27, 2006
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Beijing during his first days in office may have a profound impact on Northeast Asia. His trip was a surprise: it underlined the differences between him and his predecessor Koizumi Junichiro, but also between his roles as prime minister and conservative hardliner.
- NewsletterBy Sheila SmithOct 26, 2006
In his first month as prime minister, Abe Shinzo appears to have repaired Japan’s relations with its neighbors, strengthened the U.S. commitment to Japan’s security, and presided over a successful UN Security Council determination to sanction Japan’s main security concern, North Korea.
- CommentaryOct 23, 2006
There are many valid comparisons the US should make to its experience in Iraq and its experience in Vietnam. The Tet offensive is not one of them.
- CommentaryBy Gawain KripkeOct 20, 2006
After decades of progress, grim numbers have been recorded in recent years on global hunger. This year, about 850 million people across the world do not have sufficient food. The number has been climbing.
- ReportOct 20, 2006
CSIS's Middle East Program hosted a conference on the intersection of U.S, Chinese, and Middle Eastern interests.
- NewsletterOct 20, 2006
“It’s all Bush’s fault!” “No, it’s all Clinton’s fault!” Has anyone engaged in this increasingly counterproductive debate over who should be blamed for North Korea’s nuclear test stopped to consider that it might actually be Kim Jong-il’s fault . . .