Articles by Anatol Lieven
Behind many of the recent books about the Bush administration, there is a surprising consensus: the cold war background of many of its key members made it uninterested in stateless terrorism. But...
America's "Jacksonian" nationalism is responsible for turning the US from a conservative power to a revolutionary one
America's liberal Jews have the only voice powerful enough to fight self-defeating Israeli nationalism and US chauvinism. They must speak out
The inflammation of US nationalism since 9/11 has blinded it to the potential strategic disaster of a split with Europe
To describe Afghanistan as medieval is an undeserved compliment to its dark-age tribal structures. The best we can hope for is an era of UN-supervised peace
It is time for the EU to take responsibility for its own security
It takes a fine line between alarmism and complacency to judge Pakistani border tensions
The spectacular assault on the US has underlined the irrelevance of most American foreign policy priorities-especially NMD. It also draws attention to the need to understand Muslim extremism and to...
At the turn of the second millennium, humanity seemed set on a steady upward course. How did it all go wrong in just 200 years? This is a memo on the fall of homo sapiens, 2000-2200 CE, written for...