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November 2, 2012

Rancid Foreign-Policy Puddings
Harlan Ullman
Why Churchill would not have approved of Obama’s foreign policy.

Obama’s Libya Failure
Robert W. Merry
The president’s actions to depose Qaddafi may or may not have helped Libyans. They certainly didn’t help Americans.

The Myth of Gridlock
Amitai Etzioni
There is more continuity in American politics than meets the eye.

Rethinking World Leadership
Bruce Fein
U.S. leaders should remember not to go abroad “in search of monsters to destroy.”

The Case for Compulsory Voting
Jonathan Levine
Will the United States follow the lead of other democracies that make pulling the lever mandatory?

November 1, 2012

Romney for President
Dimitri K. Simes, Robert W. Merry
The National Interest endorses the Republican candidate.

Anatomy of a Deal with Iran
Rajan Menon
Iran is but a particular manifestation of a larger problem. We will see this movie again.

Beyond Allies and Adversaries
Ted Galen Carpenter
U.S. leaders need to abandon their binary mentality and recognize that Washington will not always get its way.