Spring 2003

Spring 2003

American Outlook: Patent Falsehoods

Thousands of people are dying unnecessarily in Africa because activists are blaming the AIDS epidemic on drug patents--which are, in fact, an important part of the solution.

Restoring Peace to Lebanon

Ridding the world of terrorism must include ending the Syrian occupation of Lebanon, which turned a free democracy into a brutal dictatorship and a haven for terrorists.

Continental Divide

Australia and the War on Terrorism

America's cousin remains a close friend, despite significant domestic opposition.

The Politics of Optimism

Pax Americana in Perspective

America is building neither an empire nor an international consensus, but pulling out of both.

America's Other Special Relationship

America's support for Israel is nothing new; and it has now become more important--and more defensible--than ever.

SARS and Singapore Noodles

United States vs. Saddam Hussein

United States vs. Saddam Hussein

Mending the Transatlantic Breach

America and Europe see the world differently, and nowhere are those differences more apparent than in their respective attitudes toward the future of the Middle East.

Power to the Pupil

Peter Brimelow, The Worm in the Apple: How the Teacher Unions Are Destroying American Education (New York: Harper Collins), 296 pages, $24.95

Welfare Reform's Next Five Years

The next phase of reform must make work mandatory and make it pay; this approach continues to prove successful across the country.

The Next Middle East

Political Pitfalls and Dreadful Demographics

Achieving a lasting peace between the Israelis and Palestinians will require, among other things, two moves that should have been made long ago.

The Truth About Welfare Reform

Teaching Hate in Saudi Arabia

Overcoming Fatalism in Israel

It is not only Palestinians and other Arabs, but also Israelis themselves, who must internalize Israel's legitimacy if the nation is to survive.

A Post-Saddam Strategy for the War on Terrorism

Saddam's Iraq was one link in a chain of despotic Arab regimes that promote terrorism. The United States must continue to weaken that chain.

American Outlook: Patent Falsehoods

Thousands of people are dying unnecessarily in Africa because activists are blaming the AIDS epidemic on drug patents--which are, in fact, an important part of the solution.

Tribulations of the Tories

The stupendous political failure of the British conservative party is the result of an intellectual failure to confront

Books of Virtue

Selling Peace to the Palestinians

The United States will find it impossible to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians until it comes to terms with the predominant Arab and Muslim worldviews.

Still Crazy After All These Years

Mona Charen, Useful Idiots: How Liberals Got it Wrong in the Cold War and Still Blame America First (Washington, D.C.: Regnery), 308 pages, $27.95.

Poetry Without Pandering

Time for States to Pay the Piper

The Real Palestinian Problem

Ensuring Palestinian prosperity through peace will not be easy, but it can be done.

The Aesthetic Politics of David Lynch

Innocence in the midst of corruption is a recurrent theme in the films of David Lynch, whose real intentions remain a mystery to many critics and filmgoers.

Prospects for Democracy in the Middle East

The Middle East was long corrupted by bad ideas from the West; the remedy is for the West to side with the beleaguered people against their corrupt governments.

American Outlook

Jay F. Hein
Editor in Chief

Wesley Cate
Managing Editor

Beverly Saddler
Production Coordinator

Tim Varnau
Designer

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