Today's Five Best Columns
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Sep 18, 2009 8:39AM ET
The White House has 46 ways to determine success in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Sep 17, 2009 5:17PM ET
Taylor cuts through the noise to explain why hawks and doves should actually be in agreement
Sep 17, 2009 3:59PM ET
Did Europeans even want the allegedly expensive, malfunctioning, and provocative shield in the first place?
Sep 17, 2009 9:33AM ET
Bush's vision of a missile defense shield stretching in Poland and the Czech Republic has been abandoned
Sep 16, 2009 5:10PM ET
Fareed Zakaria and Fred Kaplan answer in unison—yes we can
Sep 16, 2009 3:25PM ET
On Mexico's independence day, some of its most influential voices urge their fellow citizens to start asking important questions
Sep 16, 2009 2:03PM ET
The U.S. commander's request for "more troops and more time" renews the argument over drawing down or ramping up
Sep 15, 2009 5:51PM ET
Obama's decision to engage Iran has sparked hope and outrage across the opinion landscape
Sep 15, 2009 10:21AM ET
Stay in Afghanistan, writes Zakaria, countering George Will's earlier proclamation. But Robert Jervis from Columbia disagrees.
Sep 10, 2009 10:49AM ET
Op-ed writers wonder if politicians have forgotten about Iran, and warn of potential dangers
Sep 9, 2009 4:23PM ET
Jimmy Carter and Elliot Abrams trade blows over the Middle East in the op-ed section of the Washington Post
Sep 9, 2009 3:34PM ET
Michael Crowley cites our Afghan Envoy's doubts
Sep 9, 2009 12:13PM ET
The NYT columnist faces scorn and ridicule for remarks about China's autocratic rule
Sep 9, 2009 12:11PM ET
The U.S. or the U.K.? The conviction of 3 would-be airplane bombers in Britain has commentators debating which country is more secure.
Sep 9, 2009 11:46AM ET
What are Washington's options in the wake of reports claiming massive electoral fraud?
Sep 8, 2009 11:49AM ET
A Vanity Fair contributing editor finds herself in agreement with the British publication she is attacking
Sep 8, 2009 11:35AM ET
The anniversary gives columnists a reason to remind America why staying in Afghanistan is so important
Sep 8, 2009 10:47AM ET
Jimmy Carter offers a one-state solution under a headline inviting his critics
Sep 8, 2009 10:05AM ET
Echoing George Will, the centrist hawk spells out a strong case against the war but hesitates on the question of withdrawal
Sep 4, 2009 2:03PM ET
This morning's airstrike in Afghanistan lends urgency to three major columns in search of a solution beyond retreat
Sep 3, 2009 2:39PM ET
In the wake of George Will's column, commentators hold hands across political lines to speak out for and against war.
Sep 2, 2009 11:47AM ET
Does their account raises more questions than it answers.
Sep 1, 2009 5:45PM ET
Across the spectrum, commentators agree it's time to re-evaluate America's entanglement in Afghanistan
Sep 1, 2009 2:03PM ET
The U.N. Secretary-General is making news by not being newsworthy
Sep 1, 2009 12:14PM ET
Has Gaddafi's quest to normalize relations with the West been derailed by the Lockerbie bomber's release?
Sep 1, 2009 9:55AM ET
The conservative columnist calls for a pull-out from Afghanistan, arousing a swift and concerted denunciation from the Right.
Aug 31, 2009 3:37PM ET
Academics and journalists debate the merits of a recent, controversial argument by Paul Collier
Aug 31, 2009 1:10PM ET
The McChrystal report leads to debate about how to fight the war, or whether it needs fighting anymore
Aug 31, 2009 11:53AM ET
U.S. relations will become more equal, and politics on the island nation may enter a new period of instability.
Aug 28, 2009 5:09PM ET
As Japan preps for a historic election on Sunday, experts weigh in on the true likelihood of change.