If you want to understand the antagonism between Beijing and Tokyo, you have to start in Washington and, in particular, Washington State.
December 19, 2003
With less than a year before the next election, the recent scandal over a sweetheart deal to lease air tankers from the Boeing Corporation underlines the enormous and disturbing power the arms industry exerts on American politics.
August 16, 2003
The Bush administration seems to be applying its "for us or against us" anti-terrorism formula to trade policy.
July 9, 2003
That is a lesson the government of Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon might heed as it continues to occupy the West Bank and Gaza at a cost that threatens to destroy the Israeli economy, impoverishing both occupiers and occupied.
June 20, 2003
One thing to keep in mind about the current push for peace between Israelis and Palestinians is that Ariel Sharon is one of the most consistent political figures in the Middle East, and he keeps his word.
May 6, 2003
The freshly minted U.S.-India Institute for Strategic Policy is an organization to watch and one that may help reveal the next target of American power: containing China.