It is much easier to explain why something happens than to explain why something does not happen. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discusses the absence of a terrorist attack on the U.S. homeland since 9/11.
The great questions in foreign affairs for this century will involve China, says former Congressman Lee H. Hamilton. Closer ties between China and the U.S. are crucial on environmental, economic, and foreign policy issues.
Denouncing countries and refusing to talk to them may make us feel better in the short-run—but it makes little sense in the long run, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. We should be confident in the ideals that have underpinned America's global ascent and confident that those ideals will triumph in the long-run, no matter who sits across the negotiating table.
The United States needs to focus its attention on the conflict in Afghanistan, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. We need a clear goal and should dedicate the necessary resources to achieving it.