Thursday, July 30, 2009

Commentaries, Opinions, And Editorials -- July 30, 2009

No Toppling Dominoes In South Asia, Thank You -- Globe And Mail

In her brilliant book The Uses and Abuses of History, historian Margaret MacMillan tells a story about two Americans discussing the atrocities of Sept. 11, 2001. One draws an analogy with Pearl Harbor, Japan's attack on the United States in 1941. His friend has no idea what this means. “You know,” the first man replies. “It was when the Vietnamese bombed the American fleet and started the Vietnam War.”

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Did Biden Blow Up the Russian 'Reset'? -- Gregory Scoblete, RealClearWorld

The Military Is Not the Police -- New York Times editorial

No Unguarded Moment -- David Ignatius, Washington Post opinion

Banishing Our Friends -- Wall Street Journal editorial

Tough on Israel -- Washington Post editorial

Philippine death squads -- Washington Times opinion

Fragile Philippine democracy -- Washington Times editorial

Revenge of the ‘Shoe Bomber’ -- Debra Burlingame, Wall Street Journal

Why China Eclipsed Russia -- Peter Osnos, The Daily Beast

Washington Is Taking China Too Seriously
-- David Pilling, Financial Times

Island of Discord Between Russia & Japan -- Vladimir Kozin, Moscow Times

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