The view from Tokyo: an upside-down map of East Asia

Japan’s Tense Neighborhood

China talks about a ‘peaceful rise,’ even as it probes for weakness.

Apr 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 29 • By TOD LINDBERG



Hillary’s Reset Button: Well, that didn’t work.

Maybe the Center Can Hold

2014 and all that.

Oct 13, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 05

Regional power at work: Ukrainian troops held captive by pro-Russian militia

Russia as a Regional Power

Has Obama given up on Putin? Let’s hope so.

May 12, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 33


Crimea and Punishment

Time for another Russia reset.

Mar 31, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 28

Ich bin ein irritant.

Unhappy Allies

Obama annoys Europe.

Dec 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 16

Foreign policy again?

Maxilateral Man

Obama’s essence.

Sep 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 03

Russia Today television interviews Syria’s Bashar al-Assad.

A Bear in the Desert

Why did the Obama administration allow a Russian resurgence in the Middle East?

Jul 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 40


The Other Benghazi Scandal

Did we really do all we could have to respond to the attack?

Jun 3, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 36

How to Prevent Atrocities

How to Prevent Atrocities

There’s no substitute for presidential leadership

Mar 11, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 25


GOP Chaos on Capitol Hill?

Not really.

Jan 14, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 17

Flag with Obama's face on it at a gay pride rally

The Once and Future Liberal

Obama runs as the progressive that he is.

May 21, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 34


A Model Intervention

Has the Libya precedent paralyzed the Obama ­administration on Syria?

Apr 2, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 28

Photo of A Zelzal missile launched outside Qom, Iran, June 2011

The Coming Attack on Iran

When an irresistible force meets an immovable object, something’s gotta give.

Feb 20, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 22

Photo of Mitt Romney with William J. Bain Jr. in 1990

The Bain of His Campaign

Could inflict considerable pain.

Jan 23, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 18

Drawing of elderly Thomas Carlyle

From Hero-Worship to Celebrity-Adulation

The problem of greatness in an age of equality.

Oct 10, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 04

Surgical Mask Photo

Unfinished Business

Where’s the Lockerbie bomber?

Sep 5, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 47

Texas Longhorn Photo

The New California

In Republican politics, it’s Texas.

Aug 29, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 46


Obama in the Abstract

Spokesman for the ‘international community.’

Jun 6, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 36


Budget Gamesmanship

The Republicans are winning the deficit debate.

Apr 25, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 31

Thomas Fluharty

The U.N. Effect

Obama’s quest for ‘international legitimacy’ makes for a dishonest Libya policy

Apr 11, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 29

The Do-Nothing President

The Do-Nothing President

The Republicans’ surprising new critique of Obama.

Mar 14, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 25

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