In Their Own Words: The 2004 U.S. Presidential Candidates on Foreign Policy
Candidates Clark, Dean, Edwards, Gephardt, Kerry, Lieberman, Moseley Braun, and Sharpton answer two questions posed by The Forum.
Introduction by Maxine Isaacs
Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Proliferation Dilemma
Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Future of Nonproliferation
Dr. James Holmes and Dr. Janne Nolan examine two cases to determine whether the example of counterproliferation as witnessed in Iraq will trump that of nonproliferation in U.S. foreign policy under the Bush administration.
Perspectives on Terrorism from Asia, the United States, and the Middle East
The State of Jemaah Islamiya
Dr. Zachary Abuza evaluates Jemaah Islamiya's capacity to conduct terrorist attacks in Southeast Asia, despite the many arrests following the Bali bombings. In this article, Abuza identifies 12 threats that he believes the organization continues to pose to the region.
U.S. National Security Policy Post-9/11: Perils and Prospects
How has the Bush administration fared in its foreign policy since September 11, 2001? Dr. Susan Rice evaluates the current U.S. national security policy and suggests strategies for improving the leadership role of the United States, combating terrorism, and working to resolve the Middle East peace process.
The Global Challenges in the Middle East Region: An Egyptian Perspective
H.E. Ambassador Nabil Fahmy, Egyptian Ambassador to the United States, on terrorism, conflict, and development in the Middle East.
Global Challenges: Trafficking in Persons, Humanitarian Intervention, and Energy Policy
Creating International Consensus on Combating Trafficking in Persons as a Human Rights Violation: U.S. Policy, the Role of the UN, and Global Responses and Challenges
Former Congresswoman Linda Smith and Dr. Mohamed Mattar describe the scope of human trafficking, and describe the U.S. and global efforts necessary to restore human rights protections to trafficking's victims.
Humanitarian Imperative versus International Law
Emily Schroeder evaluates the legal and political implications of NATO's 1999 bombing of Kosovo, drawing lessons for Iraq and beyond.
Turkey's Energy and Foreign Policy
Selma Stern provides an evaluation of Turkey's energy policy, its relations to its neighbors, and its geostrategic importance as both an energy hub and a regional ally.
Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism
By Joshua Muravchik
Reviewed by Robert Kokta
China's New Rulers: The Secret Files
By Andrew J. Nathan and Bruce Gilley
Reviewed by John Sweda
Social Change in Iran: An Eyewitness Account of Dissent, Defiance, and New Movements for Rights
By Behzad Yaghmaian
Reviewed by Roham Alvandi
Books in Brief
Review of Boris Rumer