Today's Five Best Columns
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Aug 20, 2009 3:42PM ET
Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, convicted for killing 270 above Scotland, walks free to a chorus of American anger.
Aug 20, 2009 9:46AM ET
Fears of Taliban intimidation have mostly passed, but it's the election aftermath commentators are concerned about.
Aug 19, 2009 5:09PM ET
The quiet of the Iraq war's final months was broken by attacks that killed 100 people and question the end-stage of America's campaign
Aug 19, 2009 4:03PM ET
The disappearance of the Arctic Sea freighter remains unresolved as international authorities smell a cover-up.
Aug 19, 2009 1:01PM ET
Liberals accuse the president of treating prisoners in Afghanistan the same way Bush did with those in Guantanamo Bay.
Aug 18, 2009 3:34PM ET
Following deep political change, what will the new Iran look like? And how should we treat it?
Aug 18, 2009 1:40PM ET
Opinions from Afghans, Americans, British, Canadians, and Germans.
Aug 17, 2009 3:49PM ET
The pros and cons of two recent rescue missions to Myanmar and North Korea
Aug 17, 2009 12:20PM ET
Elections and a new war strategy raise questions about how the U.S. should continue its eight-year old war
Aug 14, 2009 3:49PM ET
What does the conditional release of an ex-Congolese warlord mean for the International Criminal Court?
Aug 14, 2009 12:18PM ET
Do we understand Pakistani public opinion? Here are some thoughts on two polls this week.
Aug 12, 2009 4:41PM ET
Commentators turn from health care to foreign policy, discussing anti-Westernism and Islamic fundamentalism.
Aug 12, 2009 9:04AM ET
Why has America's war on drugs been so unsuccessful?
Aug 11, 2009 1:48PM ET
Burma's pro-democracy leader, sentenced today, brought out another round of high-profile condemnation of the military junta.
Aug 11, 2009 12:01PM ET
Coinciding with Hillary Clinton's trip, three experts offer insight and advice on Congo.
Aug 10, 2009 6:05PM ET
A top national security expert suggests adding as many as nine brigades in Afghanistan. Not everyone likes the idea.
Aug 10, 2009 5:20PM ET
Is it Nigeria? Understanding the causes and consequences of the African nation's troubles.
Aug 10, 2009 12:51PM ET
Experts on Sunday talk shows say Clinton's mission is ultimately irrelevant for U.S. foreign policy.
Aug 7, 2009 4:20PM ET
Problems in the horn of Africa could make it the new hot spot of global terror. How should America handle it?
Aug 6, 2009 6:04PM ET
One year after the conflict, critics of the U.S. ally believe it's time to demand more democratic reform.
Aug 6, 2009 1:13PM ET
Some hail her demands for accountability. But others say the continent is not the mess it once was.
Aug 6, 2009 9:37AM ET
Remembering Hiroshima with promises of disarmament
Aug 5, 2009 7:34PM ET
Ahmadinejad is sworn in for a second term, and bloggers call for a harder line on rogue states
Aug 5, 2009 6:48PM ET
Is it time to reevaluate the world's relationship to Venezuela?
Aug 5, 2009 11:10AM ET
Are Cold War dangers really so passé and kitsch?
Aug 5, 2009 9:30AM ET
Experts say Kim Jong Il wanted an ego boost, but still some speculate American concessions were too great.
Aug 4, 2009 5:03PM ET
Bloggers swoon as Bill Clinton rescues two Americans from North Korean prison. But did he upstage a certain Secretary of State?
Aug 4, 2009 4:00PM ET
Gushing joy--from across the spectrum--greets Bill Clinton's successful negotiations.
Aug 4, 2009 1:05PM ET
NATO's new leader has a controversial past and a shaky future. Will he succeed?
Jul 31, 2009 2:13PM ET
Obama's push to freeze Israeli settlements draws criticism from all sides. Experts debate what's right for Israel and for the U.S.