Wooing the Islands

Mario Katosang, Palau’s minister of education, is no stranger to foreign travel. His ministry forged close cooperation with Japan. He is also regularly flown to Taipei and his ministry received a total amount of $1 million in 2006 and 2007 for infrastructure...

Ignorance is Bliss

Here’s the secret to the last seven years of foreign policy disasters coming from Washington. President Bush has become an acolyte of Timothy Ferriss. Haven’t heard of Ferriss yet? He’s the motivational author who champions a four-hour work week. In...

Bush in the Middle East: Iran Over Palestine, Israel Over All

That is not a secret; the lead article in Israel’s leading daily, Ha’aretz, describing the Bush meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Olmert, began with the statement, “Iran’s nuclear program was at the center of the closed door meeting between...

Missionary Zeal

Are we ready for the first missionary president? While the media debates endlessly whether America can overcome racism and sexism and finally elect an African-American commander-in-chief or a female to the White House, there’s been very little consideration of...