America’s Post-9/11 Lessons and Lamentations

Earlier this month, Americans and people around the world commemorated a day that still resonates with disbelief, astonishment and profound sorrow. We don’t know how the world will look at the events of 9/11 in 100 years. But, after 20 years, the heaviness persists and the portents remain still unclear. As if to lend greater somber, the commemoration took place as the US and the...

Understanding and Misunderstanding the Biden Doctrine

US Foreign policy has long been more about the evocative vocabulary used to describe it than the geopolitical reality it is meant to address. The vocabulary politicians and the media use to define foreign policy belongs to a tissue of artificially generated illusions that serve not so much to manufacture consent as to foster a sense of belonging to a world of technology and finance...


What Lies Behind India’s Bold Bet on Kashmir?

What Lies Behind India’s Bold Bet on Kashmir?

On August 5, the press around the world noted that India had ended special status for Jammu and Kashmir. The media in the Muslim world such as Dawn and Al Jazeera shone the light only on Kashmir. So did the BBC and The New York Times. This is understandable. Given...


History Matters in How Russia Is Perceived in Europe

Great Power Competition in the Middle East

Iran and the Taliban

The EU’s Biggest Concern Over Russia

Sanctions on Iran

Turkey’s Improved Relations With Egypt and Saudi Arabia

Russia Wants to Portray the West as a Failure

Indian Agriculture Still Faces Problems

The Biden Administration: Insights From History

How the Selfie Became an Obsession

Locking Up America in the War on Addiction

The Anti-Immigration Government in Hungary

The Choice Between Medical Care or Deportation

How Digital Technology Is Transforming Cost Management

Want to Build a Smart City?

For the Win: Using Connected Strategies to Gain a Competitive Advantage

The Interview

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has waxed and waned for several decades. The roots of it stem far beyond the most recent clashes in May that once again brought death and disaster to the region. The question arises: How far back do we look for an explanation of the current violence? Do we start with the 1967...