September 28, 2007Iraq
Gen. David Petraeus’ assertions about falling casualties in Iraq are supported by a range of objective sources. But his testimony to Congress does not establish whether the decline is attributable to…
October 26, 2007Budget, Debt, and Deficits
The U.S. Army is reorganizing to create smaller, more mobile units without sacrificing firepower. Some experts, however, wonder whether that aim addresses the lessons of Iraq.
January 25, 2008Russia
G8 members offer a mixed picture on meeting Kyoto Protocol targets. The United States continues to refuse ratification.
January 10, 2008Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe was hailed for his plan to demobilize the country’s paramilitaries, but observers warn the groups are reforming under a different guise.