Browse Our Past Issues: 2007
December 2007: Conflict Termination: How to End -- and Not to End -- Insurgencies (John Guilmartin)
A vast majority of Americans, according to recent polling, want an end to the Iraq war. The question, however, is how to end it. In this issue Professor Joe Guilmartin examines the 'endgame' of several 20th century conflicts to see what lessons we might learn.
November 2007: Tradition vs Charisma: The Sunni-Shi'i Divide in the Muslim World (Stephen Dale)
During the course of the war in Iraq, most Americans have become familiar with the terms 'Sunni' and 'Shia.' Few, however, have much sense of the historical origins of these two Islamic groups. In our second issue Professor Stephen Dale provides us with a primer.
October 2007: Populism and Anti-Americanism in Modern Latin America (Justin Lance)
Scholars and policymakers alike have been concerned with a new trend in Latin American politics as of late: the anti-American populist. Most emblematic is Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who receives the bulk of media attention, but the phenomenon is not constrained solely to Venezuela.