Easing government investigations into drug crimes will do little to lessen violence in the country.
Given their geographical circumstances, Israelis can be forgiven for avoiding idealism.
Under the terms of a prospective bailout, Europe would require Cyprus to use money from domestic bank deposits to pay for some of the country's financial assistance.
The magazine reveals much about the jihadists who published it.
By setting the terms for political reality, Machiavelli helps lay the foundation for geopolitics.
Preoccupation with domestic issues on both sides and a shifting U.S. strategy could complicate the allies' ties.
The European crisis is galvanizing radical political parties, particularly in Greece, where there is an illustrious history of radicalism.
Iraq may not in any case have been winnable, but it need not have turned out to be quite the disaster it was.