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Conflict of Wills

September 2005

In this commentary, frequent contributor Sam Holliday addresses a current hot-button issue in public policy debate and offers his own unique and probably controversial approach to defining and prosecuting the War on Terrorism. Readers’ comments are welcome. —Assoc. Ed. by Sam … Continued

George Bush’s Unfinished Asian Agenda

June 2005

The author bases this informative survey on a presentation he made in April to a university study group on Asia. As the reader will note, he finds the record mixed, with successes in dealing with China and Japan, and a … Continued

The Enemy in Iraq

February 2004

The author has specialized in the study of terrorist groups worldwide for the past twenty years. This essay, originally appearing on in November 2003, remains relevant to a continuing problem in Iraq—the suicide bombings.— Ed. On October 27, 2003, … Continued

Summoning the Better Angels of Our Nature

April 2002

by Ronald D. Palmer The following remarks have been adapted from a sermon delivered by the author at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Louisville, KY, on February 24, 2002. Here he focuses attention on another aspect of the war on terrorism, … Continued

America and the World at the Dawn of a New Century

February 2000

By Walter A. McDougall American Diplomacy takes pleasure in offering to its readership the text of Professor McDougall’s thoughtful keynote address at the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s annual meeting held in Philadelphia in November 1999. Several people, including our host … Continued

Review of We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History

April 1999

We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History By John Lewis Gaddis (Clarendon Press, Oxford. 1997. 425 pages. $14.99 paper.) American Diplomacy published an essay by Professor John Lewis Gaddis titled “The New Cold War History” in its Autumn 1998 issue … Continued

Bombs for Peace: Misreading Kosovo

April 1999

Bombs for Peace? MISREADING KOSOVO A Senior Fellow at Foreign Policy Research Institute, Dr. Radu has written extensively on Balkan questions. See also his “Terrorism in Latin America: Learning from Lima” in Volume II, Number 2, 4th of July 1997,of … Continued