Today's Five Best Columns
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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.
Aug 27, 2009 2:26PM ET
A top UN official thinks so, but activists and experts still debate the state of Sudan
Aug 27, 2009 2:04PM ET
David Rothkopf says the Secretary of State is crafting the first meaningful foreign policy doctrine since the end of the Cold War. Columnists say he's way off the mark.
Aug 26, 2009 12:41PM ET
As U.S. forces withdraw from Iraq, recent signs suggest that Iran might consume the fledgling regime
Aug 24, 2009 11:01AM ET
Conservatives rally as liberals decry Obama's commitment in Afghanistan.
Aug 20, 2009 4:03PM ET
As the Afghan election plays out, American commentators debate the merits and strategies of the war
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.