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Sep 5, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 47 • By ROBERT KAGAN



Troops in Afghanistan

Don’t Come Home, America

Jul 4, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 40

The Price of Power

The Price of Power

The benefits of U.S. defense spending far outweigh the costs

Jan 24, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 18

The Price of Power

The Price of Power

The benefits of U.S. defense spending far outweigh the costs

Jan 24, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 18

History's Back

Ambitious autocracies, hesitant democracies.

Aug 25, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 46

Playing Offense

Congressional hearings? Go on the offensive.

Jan 15, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 17

It's Up To Bush

The Baker group and many of Bush's advisors have failed the president. It's up to the commander in chief now.

Dec 18, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 14

A Perfect Failure

The Iraq Study Group has reached a consensus.

Dec 11, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 13

Surrender as 'Realism'

Recently in The Weekly Standard:
Retreat would win us no friends and lose us no adversaries.

Dec 4, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 12

Bush's Iraq Legacy

Recently in The Weekly Standard:
What kind of Iraq will he bequeath to his successor?

Nov 20, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 10

I Am Not a Straussian

At least, I don't think I am.

Feb 6, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 20

"Happy Days!"

The Iraqi elections really could be a turning point.

Dec 26, 2005, Vol. 11, No. 15

Withdrawal Pains

It's time to acknowledge the reality of Iraq and stop talking about fewer troops.

7:00 AM, Dec 5, 2005

Abandoning Iraq

Does Rep. Murtha understand the consequences of immediate withdrawal from Iraq?

Nov 28, 2005, Vol. 11, No. 11

A Realigning Election

From the February 14 / February 21, 2005 issue: President Bush never accepted the notion that Iraqis or other Arab or Muslim peoples are not "ready" for democracy. As a result millions of Iraqis (and Afghans) have now voted.

Feb 14, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 21

Taking Flip-Flops Seriously

From the September 20, 2004 issue: on fundamental matters of war and peace, John Kerry will not or cannot hold to a position under pressure.

Sep 20, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 02

Democracy Now

From the May 17, 2004 issue: The Bush administration seems not to recognize how widespread, and how bipartisan, is the view that Iraq is already lost or on the verge of being lost.

May 17, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 34

Too Few Troops

From the April 26, 2004 issue: Resolve alone won't bring success. We need a military and political strategy that maximizes our odds of winning in Iraq.

Apr 26, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 31

Iraq One Year Later

From the March 22, 2004 issue: Real and important progress has been made in this momentous, and at times trying, year.

Mar 22, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 27

The Right War for the Right Reasons

From the February 23, 2004, issue: The liberation of Iraq was abundantly justified.

Feb 23, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 23

Stand by Taiwan

From the December 22, 2003 issue: To avert such a crisis, the president needs to revert to his core principles and make clear that the United States supports the Taiwanese democracy.

Dec 22, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 15

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