Obama’s Grade In Foreign Policy 2011: ’Incomplete’
The year when the Chinese economy will truly eclipse America’s is in sight
Why is the army so popular in Pakistan?
The Express Tribune
How Cellphones Unite the World
Wall Street Journal
Social networking booming in Egypt, Russia, survey finds
Santa, text me: Globally, just about everyone is
Global Digital Communication: Texting, Social Networking Popular Worldwide
Cell phones are owned by large majorities of people in major countries around the world, and they are used for much more than just phone calls. In particular, texting is widespread in both wealthy nations and the developing world. Social networking is also popular in many nations around the globe.
On Deaf Ears: U.S. Public Diplomacy and Iran
The National Interest
Russia’s future: The cracks appear
Albright backs up Clinton, calls out Putin
Confidence in Democracy and Capitalism Wanes in Former Soviet Union
Two decades after the Soviet Union’s collapse, Russians, Ukrainians, and Lithuanians are unhappy with the direction of their countries and disillusioned with the state of their politics. Enthusiasm for democracy and capitalism has waned considerably over the past 20 years, and most believe the changes that have taken place since 1991 have had a […]
An ‘iron hand’ is no substitute for democracy
Popular distrust challenges peaceful rise of India and China
Are evangelicals a national security threat?
Analysis: Muslim Brothers victory all but assured
Chaos in Tahrir Square is a blow to Egypt’s generals
Fatalism and the American Dream
EDITORIAL: Obama, Egypt and denial
Rodriguez: Can the American empire fight back?
Los Angeles Times
Decline of American Exceptionalism
Belief in American Exceptionalism Waning, Poll Finds
Wall Street Journal
Americans split on American exceptionalism, poll shows
Despite popularity among GOP candidates, American Exceptionalism on the decline
Al Qaeda-linked group finds fertile territory in Nigeria as killings escalate
Poll finds French not so chauvinistic after all
The American-Western European Values Gap
American values differ from those of Western Europeans in many important ways. Most notably, Americans are more individualistic and are less supportive of a strong safety net than are the publics of Spain, Britain, France and Germany. However, Americans are coming closer to Europeans in not seeing their culture as superior to that of other nations.
Are you optimistic or pessimistic about America’s future?
How does envoy deflect Pakistani anger at US? One tweet at a time.
Christian Science Monitor
Egyptian women fret as ’modesty’ becomes election issue
U.S. tries “hip hop” diplomacy in Pakistan