Op-Ed Pieces by Council Staff
Articles by Council Staff

"The Americas Prepare for Trade On a Fast Track"
By Walter Russell Mead
(The New York Times August 5, 2002)

"U.S. Must Plan Post-Hussein Iraq"
By Michael Mandelbaum
(Newsday August 1, 2002)

"Koizumi's Phoney Reforms"
By Eugene A. Matthews
(Financial Times August 1, 2002)

"Women at Risk in Afghanistan"
By Jennifer Seymour Whitaker
(Boston Globe July 30, 2002)

"A Long Marriage Ending?"
By Bruce Stokes
(National Journal July 27, 2002)

"Trans-Atlantic Solutions Are Hard to Find"
By Bruce Stokes
(National Journal July 27, 2002)

"Turkey's Role in Iraqi Regime Change"
By David L. Phillips
(Financial Times July 23, 2002)

"Protection and Help Instead of Betrayal; Iraqi Kurdistan"
By David L. Phillips
(International Herald Tribune July 22, 2002)

"How to Convince Iraq's Neighbors"
By David L. Phillips
(Wall Street Journal July 19, 2002)

"Ahmed Chalabi: Help Us Liberate Iraq"
By Bruce Stokes
(National Journal July 13, 2002)

"Terrorism's New Victims--and Possible Recruits; Refugees Suffer as the West Focuses on Its War Effort"
By Arthur C. Helton
(Los Angeles Times July 12, 2002)

"Poor Caricatures of 'Rich Arms Controllers'"
By Lawrence J. Korb
(Washington Times July 8, 2002)

"Big Steel Has a Year to Downsize, Maybe"
By Bruce Stokes
(National Journal July 6, 2001)

"Bush's Speech Feeds Delusions on Both Sides"
By Henry Siegman
(The Straits Times July 4, 2002)

"Brazil’s Two Battles"
By Kenneth R. Maxwell
(Folha de São Paulo June 30, 2002)

"The Tax Dance of the Multinationals"
By Bruce Stokes
(National Journal June 29, 2001)

"The Dangerous Urge to Help Africa"
By Joe Siegle
(Financial Times June 27, 2002)

"The Case for a Palestinian Vote"
By Richard W. Murphy
(Christian Science Monitor June 27, 2002)

"Change the Rulebook for Counterterrorism"
By James J. Shinn
(Seattle Post-Intelligencer June 25, 2002)

"A Hot War Led to a Cold Peace in the Mideast"
By Michael Mandelbaum
(Newsday June 25, 2002)

"In Afghanistan, Think Small"
By Arthur C. Helton
(Christian Science Monitor June 25, 2002)

"The Poor's Best Hope - Trading for Development"
By Jagdish N. Bhagwati
(The Economist June 22, 2002)

"Wrongheadedness of Female Suicide Bombers"
By Stephanie Shemin
(Chicago Tribune June 18, 2002)

"Silly Thoughts on SuperMontage, Market Structure "
By Benn Steil
(Securities Industry News June 17, 2002)

"Taba on the Table"
By Rachel Bronson
(New Jersey Star Ledger June 16, 2002)

"Sharon Rewrites the Peace Script"
By Henry Siegman
(International Herald Tribune June 12, 2002)

"Clueless About Nuclear Holocaust"
By Mahnaz Ispahani (Los Angeles Times, June 6,2002)

"Three Countries, Three Moments, One Sport"
By Kenneth R. Maxwell (Folha de São Paulo, May 27, 2002)

"Russia's Role in Iran and Iraq"
By Stephen R. Sestanovich
(New York Times June 3, 2002)

"Can't Live With Chavez, Can't Live Without Him"
By Julia E. Sweig, Michael McCarthy
(Los Angeles Times June 2, 2002)

"Give New NATO New Role"
By James M. Goldgeier and Derek H. Chollet
(Baltimore Sun May 27, 2002)

"The Aid Debate: Helping Hand, or Hardly Helping?"
By Michael M. Weinstein
(New York Times May 26, 2002)

"Enlist Techies in the War on Terror"
By James J. Shinn
(Wall Street Journal May 23, 2002)

"Forget Sovereign Bankruptcy Plans"
By Caroline Atkinson
(Financial Times May 16, 2002)

"Spell Out the Goals for Iraq"
By David L. Phillips
(International Herald Tribune May 16, 2002)

"How to Fight Bioterrorism"
By Richard L. Garwin
(Washington Post May 14, 2002)

"My Team Should Have Investigated Jenin"
By William L. Nash
(Washington Post May 12, 2002)

"Finding the Facts on Jenin Could Help Both Sides"
By William L. Nash
(International Herald Tribune May 10, 2002)

"Hitting the Wall: Why a West Bank fence won't protect Israel"
By Warren Bass
(slate.com May 8, 2002)

"United We'll Stand"
By Ronald D. Asmus
(Washington Post May 6, 2002)

"Take a New Look at a Changing China"
By Elizabeth C. Economy
(International Herald Tribune April 30, 2002)

"Indonesia Challenge"
By Theophilos C. Gemelas
(Washington Times April 30, 2002)

"The Pentagon Cannot Find Enough Money to Modernize the Military"
By Lawrence J. Korb
(Washington Post April 26, 2002)

"Bush Trades His Principles"
By Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Arthur C. Helton
(Faniancial Times April 18, 2002)

"NO: Setting Up an Antimissile System Aimed at the Chinese Will Leave the United States Less Secure"
By Adam Segal
(Insight Magazine Symposium April 16, 2002)

"U.S. Contributes to a Recipe for Despair"
By Henry Siegman
(The Australian April 15, 2002)

"What Should Powell Do?"
By Michael Mandelbaum
(Milwaukee Journal Sentinel April 15, 2002)

"Why Powell Will Fail Arafat is Vital"
By Henry Siegman
(International Herald Tribune April 13, 2002)

"Arab Nations Are Causing Mideast Battle"
By Michael Mandelbaum
(Newsday April 10, 2002)

"Recovery and the Fed "
By Roger M. Kubarych
(Nikkei Japan April 8, 2002)

"Constitution Would Allow Members To Name Successors"
By Alton Frye
(Roll Call April 8, 2002)

"The Atom Option"
By Richard L. Garwin
(Newsweek April 8, 2002)

"Latin America: Back to the Past?"
By Kenneth R. Maxwell
(Folha de São Paulo April 7, 2001 )

"The Next Stage in the War on Terror; Indonesia"
By David L. Phillips
(International Herald Tribune March 26, 2002)

"Make Peace, Not War, Inevitable in Mideast"
By Dafna Hochman
(Newsday March 26, 2002)

"At War With an Idea; Strife Is Not the Only Way"
By Dafna Hochman
(Chicago Tribune March 24, 2002)

"U.S. Fans Terrorism by Pressuring Israel"
By Michael Mandelbaum
(Newsday March 19, 2002)

"A Bullish Diplomacy"
By Walter Russell Mead
(The Los Angeles Times March 18, 2002)

"East of the Oder: How to Push Serbs to Help Themselves"
By David L. Phillips
(Wall Street Journal Europe March 15, 2002)

"Axis of Evil"
By Lawrence J. Korb
(Chosun Ilbo March 12, 2002)

"Bush goes wrong when he invokes Roosevelt"
By Ann R. Markusen
(Minneapolis Star-Tribune February 27, 2002)

"Expensive Weapons Won't Ensure Security"
By Ann R. Markusen
(Christian Science Monitor February 26, 2002)

"The Saudi Who Can Speak Our Language"
By Youssef Michel Ibrahim
(Washington Post February 24, 2002)

"Kashmir - the Perpetual Tinderbox"
By Michael Mandelbaum
(Newsday February 22, 2002)

"Will Israel Take a Chance?"
By Henry Siegman
(New York Times February 21, 2002)

"Global Warming Plan Is Full of Hot Air"
By David G. Victor
(Newsday February 21, 2002)

"Enron and Italy"
By Benn Steil
(Financial Times February 21, 2002)

"Difficult Negotiations: Prospects for Peace in Aceh"
By Daivd L. Phillips
(Asian Wall Street Journal February 20, 2002)

"Why China Is a Paper Tiger"
By Jagdish Bhagwati
(Newsweek February 19, 2002)

"Weak on Warming"
By David G. Victor
(Washington Post February 19, 2002)

"Iraq Attack Would Distract Us from Al Qaeda"
By Joe Siegle
(Los Angeles Times February 17, 2002)

"Israel's Counter-terrorist Folly"
By Henry Siegman
(Financal Times London February 15, 2002)

"Rule Of Law: Keeping the Balkans Free of al Qaeda"
By Daivd L. Phillips
(Wall Street Journal Europe February 13, 2002)

"The American Surprise"
By Rachel Bronson
(Arabies TRENDS *forthcoming)

"Deal with Fundamentals"
By Henry Siegman
(Jerusalem Post February 7, 2002)

"Cooperative Partner? Greece's Record on Terrorism"
By Theophilos C. Gemelas
(Wall Street Journal Europe February 7, 2002)

"Extending Nato's Mandate in Macedonia"
By Daivd L. Phillips
(Financial Times February 6, 2002)

"America's Crony Capitalism"
By Caroline Atkinson
(Financial Times February 6, 2002)

"Commit for the Long Run"
By Ronald D. Asmus , Robert Kagan
(Washington Post January 29, 2002)

"Bush Is Inflating Pentagon's Budget"
By Lawrence J. Korb
(Newsday January 29, 2002)

"Trade: The Unwinnable War"
By Jagdish Bhagwati
(Financial Times January 29, 2002)

"Our Saudi Ties Lie on Shifting Sands"
By Michael Mandelbaum
(Newsday January 23, 2002)

"Somalia: Finishing an Old Job While Fighting New Terrorism"
By Lawrence J. Korb
(The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel January 20, 2002)

"A New Oil Game, With New Winners"
By Richard Butler
(The New York Times January 18, 2001)

"Just as Bush Was Approaching, Arafat Drove Him Away"
By Henry Siegman
(International Herald Tribune January 18, 2002)

"Missile Defense and National Security"
By Alexandre L. Tiersky
(The San Diego Union-Tribune January 15, 2002)

"Argentina: Legacy of Skin-Deep Reform"
By Walter Russell Mead
(The Los Angeles Times January 13, 2002)

"U.S. Military: The Folly of Air-Power Hubris"
By Derek Lundy
(The Los Angeles Times January 13, 2002)

"NATO in the Balance: United States Must Nurture European Allies"
By Jessica Fugate
(The Washington Times January 9, 2002)

"Somalia: Terrorists' Next Stop?"
By Lawrence J. Korb
(The Los Angeles Times January 7, 2002)

"Israel:Palestinian Moderation Isn't What Sharon Is Seeking"
By Henry Siegman
(International Herald Tribune January 4, 2002)

"Wanted, a Covenant to Define and Fight Terrorism"
By David L. Phillips
(International Herald Tribune January 4, 2002)

"After Sept. 11, the Search for Wise Counsel Continues"
By Jonathan D. Tepperman
(Christian Science Monitor January 3, 2002)

"A Defining Moment With China"
By Richard C. Holbrooke
(Washington Post January 1, 2002)

"The Rules of War Can't Protect Al Qaeda"
By Ruth Wedgwood
(New York Timesl December 31, 2001)

"Pentagon still frozen in Cold War Posture"
By Lawrence J. Korb
(The Baltimore Sun December 21, 2001)

"Stockade Justice"
By Morton H. Halperin
(American Prospect December 17, 2001)

"Japan's New Nationalists"
By Eugene A. Matthews
(Far Eastern Economic Reivew December 20, 2001)

"Law and Order Give Peace a Chance"
By Rachel Bronson
(Newsday December 18, 2001)

"Time to Heal Wounds in West Papua"
By David L. Phillips
(International Herald Tribune and the Asian Wall Street Journal December 13, 2001)

"Here Is the Way to Counter Palestinian Terrorism"
By Henry Siegman
(International Herald Tribune December 12, 2001)

"No U.S. trial for Al Qaeda Terrorists"
By Jonathan D. Tepperman
(thestar.com December 7, 2001)

"Alliance Needs Better Ties With Moscow"
By Andrew Weiss
(International Herald Tribune December 6, 2001)

"Refit NATO to Move Against Threats From Beyond Europe "
By Ronald D. Asmus, Ulrich Weisser
(International Herald Tribune December 6, 2001)

"To Stem Terrorism, Depose Saddam"
By David L. Phillips
(International Herald Tribune Journal December 5, 2001)

"Don't Give Russia a Veto at NATO"
By Ronald D. Asmus, Jeremy D. Rosner
(Washington Times December 5, 2001)

"The Case for Military Tribunals"
By Ruth Wedgwood
(The Wall Street Journal December 3, 2001)

"The Refugee Challenge"
By Arthur C. Helton
(New York Times December 3, 2001)

"Back to the Future"
By Walter Russell Mead
(Newsweek December 3, 2001)

"Don't Betray The Women"
By Jennifer Seymour Whitaker
(Washington Post November 15, 2001)

"In Search of Chineseness"
By Jonathan D. Tepperman
(Newsweek November 19, 2001)

"After the Taliban"
By Richard C. Holbrooke
(Washington Post November 14, 2001)

"Bush's Unlikely Friends"
By Walter Russell Mead
(Los Angeles Times November 4, 2001)

"Get the Message Out"
By Richard C. Holbrooke
(Washington Post October 28, 2001)

"An Opportunity for America and Iran to Cooperate"
By David L. Phillips
(International Herald Tribune October 26, 2001)

"Less Secure, Less Free"
By Morton H. Halperin
(American Prospect October 26, 2001)

"U.S. and China Open a Door"
By Elizabeth C. Economy, Adam Segal
(Newsday October 26, 2001)

"Protecting Civil Liberties at a Time of Crisis"
By Morton H. Halperin
(www.soros.org October 25, 2001)

"Stop Scolding, and Guide"
By Robert Malley
(Los Angeles Times October 25, 2001)

"Bio-Weapons Closest to Saddam's Heart"
By Richard Butler
(The Straits Times October 24, 2001)

"How to Thwart a Hijacker"
By Alton Frye
(The Ottawa Citizen October 22, 2001)

"A Fail-Safe System for Planes"
By Alton Frye
(The Los Angeles Times October 22, 2001)

"Who Made the Anthrax?"
By Richard Butler
(The New York Times October 18, 2001)

"Stopping Them by Remote Control"
By Alton Frye
(Los Angeles Times October 18, 2001)

"What we know … and what we don’t know:
Implications for the US Economic Outlook"

By Roger M. Kubarych
(October 13, 2001)

"Faith and Terror"
By Robert Malley
(Washington Post October 11, 2001)

"A Chance for the Middle East"
By Henry Siegman
(Financial Times October 9, 2001)

"The Many Threats of Terror"
By Richard L. Garwin
(New York Review of Books November 2001)

"Trap and Blank Check"
By Kenneth R. Maxwell
(Notícia e Opinião October 6, 2001)

"The Challenges of Alliance with Russia"
By Stephen R. Sestanovich
(The New York Times October 5, 2001)

"U.S. Must Win Battle of Images"
By Jamie F. Metzl
(The Baltimore Sun October 3, 2001)

"Front-Line Refugees"
By Arthur C. Helton
(New York Times October 3, 2001)

"Inside the Perimeter"
By Stephen E. Flynn
(National Post October 3, 2001)

"Bosnians Know What's to Be Done"
By David L. Phillips , H.E. Haris Silajdzic
(International Herald Tribune October 2, 2001)

"How Terrorists Hijacked Islam"
By Jessica Stern
(USA Today October 1, 2001)

"Safer Borders"
By Stephen E. Flynn
(The New York Times October 1, 2001)

"The End of Unilateralism? Arms Control After September 11"
By Lawrence J. Korb, Alexandre L. Tiersky
(Arms Control Today October 1, 2001)

"Homeland Security is a Coast Guard Mission"
By Stephen E. Flynn
(U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings October, 2001)

"The Economy: Strong Where It Counts Most"
By Walter Russell Mead
(Los Angeles Times September 30, 2001)

"Bloodied and Baffled"
By Bruce Stokes
(National Journal September 29, 2001)

"Bin Laden's Group Will Survive Him"
By Daniel Byman, Kenneth M. Pollack
(Newsday September 25, 2001)

"Moderate Mulsim States Are Essential to Countering Terrorism"
By David L. Phillips
(Financial Times September 24, 2001)

"Dodging Security"
By Morton H. Halperin
(American Prospect September 20, 2001)

"Mideast Prism Changed"
By Robert Malley
(Los Angeles Times September 20, 2001)

"Beef Up the Taliban's Enemy"
By Daniel Byman, Kenneth M. Pollack, Gideon Rose
(Los Angeles Times September 20, 2001 )

"A Virtual Meeting of Minds"
By Jagdish N. Bhagwati
(Financial Times September 20, 2001)

"Game Plan: How to Win a War Against Al Qaeda"
By Kenneth M. Pollack
(Asian Wall Street Journal September 19, 2001)

"The Economic and Financial Legacy of Evil"
By Roger M. Kubarych
(Die Zeit September 17, 2001)

"We Ignore Anti-Americanism at Our Peril"
By Judith Kipper
(Newsday September 17, 2001)

"Aftermath of the Terrorist Attack: Economic, Financial and Policy Consequences"
By Roger M. Kubarych
(September 13, 2001)

"US Must Realize There Are No Quick Fixes"
By Lawrence J. Korb
(The Boston Globe September 13, 2001)

"A Point of No Return"
By Ronald Tiersky
(Le Monde September 13, 2001)

"Catch Terrorists Before They Strike"
By Lawrence J. Korb
(The New York Daily News September 12, 2001)

"Vulnerable to Hate"
By Charles G. Boyd
(The Washington Post September 12, 2001)

"The Downward Korean Spiral"
By Morton I. Abramowitz , James T. Laney
(Chosun Ilbo September 9, 2001)

"U.S. Must Regain the Initiative"
By Morton I. Abramowitz , James T. Laney
(The Japan Times September 7, 2001)

"Israel: Security Means Leaving the Territories and Settlements"
By Henry Siegman
(International Herald Tribune August 24, 2001 )

"Yale Naked: A Story of Slavery, Sex and Mammon"
By Kenneth R. Maxwell
(Notícia e Opinião August 24, 2001 )

"More for defense? Why?,"
By Lawrence J. Korb
(The San Diego Union-Tribune August 1, 2001)

"Indonesia: A Nation's Fate in a Housewife's Hands,"
By Robert A. Manning
(Los Angeles Times July 29, 2001)

"Putin Picks Pockets Bush Isn't Guarding,"
By Andrew Weiss
(Los Angeles Times July 20, 2001)

"Middle East Conflict: Seek Palestinian Confidence in What?,"
By Henry Siegman
(International Herald Tribune July 17, 2001)

"The Milosevic Precedent Is One We Are Bound to Regret,"
By Alton Frye, Peter Rosenblatt
(Los Angeles Times July 16, 2001)

"'Cease-fire' fails to stop violence in Middle East,"
By Judith Kipper
(The San Diego Union-Tribune July 8, 2001)

"Peace in the Middle East Cannot be Based on ‘Confidence-Building Measures’,"
By Henry Siegman
(Al-Haya July 7, 2001)

"The Mideast Furies Won't Be Calmed Without a Peace Process," By Henry Siegman (International Herald Tribune June 8, 2001)

"Yale Lessons"
By Ruth Wedgwood
(Washington Times May 24, 2001)

"Tactical genius, strategic fool,"
By Robert A. Manning
(Washington Times May 15, 2001)

"Time for Europe to Lead,"
By Caroline Atkinson
(The New York Times April 25, 2001)

"Declaring Defeat in the Face of Victory,"
By Michael M. Weinstein
(The New York Times April 22, 2001)

"Why the World is Better for Jesse Helms,"
By Walter Russell Mead
(The New York Times April 22, 2001)

"U.S. China Must Avoid Collision Course,"
By Robert A. Manning
(Los Angeles Times April 12, 2001)

"Palestinian Violence Can End if Israel Resumes Negotiation,"
By Henry Siegman
(International Herald Tribune April 11, 2001)

"A Bump in the Sky Heard Around the World,"
By Robert A. Manning
(Los Angeles Times April 8, 2001)

"Resolving the U.S.-China Conflict"
By Ruth Wedgwood
(Boston Globe April 7, 2001)

"The mirage of an oasis of prosperity,"
By Caroline Atkinson
(Financial Times March 28, 2001)

"Piety at Kyoto Didn't Cool the Planet,"
By David G. Victor
(The New York Times March 22, 2001)

"What follows the first act?,"
By Robert A. Manning
(The Japan Times March 15, 2001)

"Bush, via dalla pazza Europa,"
By Charles A. Kupchan
(La Stampa March 9, 2001)

"First Israeli Withdrawal, Then a Chance to Make Peace,"
By Henry Siegman
(International Herald Tribune March 2, 2001)

"Execute Terrorists at Our Own Risk,"
By Jessica Stern
(The New York Times February 28, 2001)

"Hopes for Peace Don’t Have to Be Lost Under Sharon,"
By Henry Siegman
(Ha'aretz February 27, 2001)

"Israel chooses Ariel Sharon's hard-line policy,"
By Scott Lasensky
(The San Diego Union-Tribune February 11, 2001)

"Sharon Is 'Third Rail' of Arab Politics,"
By Henry Siegman
(Newsday February 7, 2001)

"Sink the Stealth Ship — Before It's Built,"
By Lawrence J. Korb
(The New York Times January 15, 2001)

"Primer on U.S. Foreign,"
By Robert A. Manning
(Far Eastern Economic Reivew January 11, 2001)

"Will Korea be Bush's first policy crisis?,"
By Robert A. Manning
(Washington Times January 7, 2001)

"Lifting the Fog,"
By Richard L. Garwin, Kurt Gottfried
(Washington Times December 17, 2000)

"Free market example to the SEC,"
By Benn Steil
(Financial Times September 18, 2000)

"Don't Count Peace Out,"
By Henry Siegman
(Washington Post September 12, 2000)

"Hanging Together or Hanging Separately: Challenges Confronting Syrian Leadership Transition after Asad,"
By Rachel Bronson
(Washington Quarterly September 1, 2000)

"NATO's Mixed Signals in the Caucasus and Central Asia,"
By Rachel Bronson
(Survival September 1, 2000)

"Weapons of Mass Disruption"
By Jeffrey A. Kaplan , Raymond Tanter
(San Francisco Chronicle April 8, 2001)

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