Topic: Johns Hopkins University
We've blown it so far by thinking in terms of stability, or security. We should have been thinking most about values: our own. The opportunities for progress are far greater with a democratic Middle East. And the implications will dwarf both the war in Afghanistan and the war in Iraq.
02/25/2011 02:22 pm
Foreign-policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski discussed the response to US calls for political change in Egypt, his rating of President Obama's foreign policy, and GOP threats to cut US foreign aid at a Feb. 10 Monitor breakfast.
02/19/2011 12:05 am
To avoid bloodshed and ensure democracy in Egypt, a political process of some sort is needed, Zbigniew Brzezinski says. The challenge is tougher than it was to help European freedom movements decades ago.
02/10/2011 02:51 pm
The Obama administration should pay attention to 'self-restraint, tone, and discretion,' said Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as national security adviser under President Carter.
02/10/2011 01:33 pm
A new report suggests that the commitment to marriage among moderately educated blue-collar Americans has dropped precipitously since the 1980s.
12/07/2010 06:53 pm
WikiLeaks releases a 'secret' US diplomatic cable on 'critical infrastructure' around the world. Was it an overlong 'raw list' of obvious key sites, or a menu for 'every extremist group in the world'?
12/06/2010 10:47 pm
WikiLeaks' trove of 250,000 cables will probably not damage US relations in Latin America, experts say, but some regional leaders are seizing the opportunity to lambast the Washington.
11/30/2010 05:51 pm
Africa Monitor On World AIDS Day, infection rates are declining, but dwindling funds threaten progress
World AIDS Day on Wednesday is a chance to assess the impact of six years of heavy US and international donor funding.
11/30/2010 01:55 pm
The NATO summit laid out excellent plans for ongoing security, including Afghanistan and Russia. It's brilliant policy. There's just one problem: implementation happens in the real world – where countries are slashing defense budgets and publics resist ongoing military engagements.
11/22/2010 12:08 pm
Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo and his family are not expected to be allowed to attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. But China's opposition to the award has brought even more attention to it, some say.
11/18/2010 03:21 pm