Tag Archives: David Ignatius

David Ignatius on combating al-Qaida

U.S. Policy Toward Countering al-Qaeda 2.0 By David Ignatius Washington Post “The Obama administration is working with its allies to frame a strategy to combat what might be called ‘al-Qaeda 2.0’ — an evolving, morphing terrorist threat that lacks a … Continue reading

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David Ignatius on Saudi Women’s Rights

Newfound Status for Saudi Women By David Ignatius Washington Post “King Abdullah announced Jan. 11 that 30 women would join the kingdom’s Shura Council, a consultative body of 150 persons, and that women henceforth would hold 20 percent of the seats. … Continue reading

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David Ignatius on President Obama

Time To Be Like Ike By David Ignatius Washington Post “Thinking about Eisenhower’s presidency helps clarify the challenges and dilemmas of Barack Obama’s second term. Like Ike, Obama wants to pull the nation back from the overextension of global wars … Continue reading

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David Ignatius on Peace in Afghanistan

Encouraging Signs Toward Peace in Afghanistan By David Ignatius Washington Post “In this season of good will, there is a rare bit of good cheer about the prospects for peace with the Taliban in Afghanistan. The reason seems to be … Continue reading

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David Ignatius on President Obama

Obama Missing in Action By David Ignatius Washington Post “It would be hard to imagine a more dispiriting prelude to a new presidential term than this week’s sorry “fiscal cliff” deal to defer (and perhaps multiply) the nation’s financial problems.” … Continue reading

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David Ignatius on John Kerry

The Case for John Kerry as Secretary of State By David Ignatius The Washington Post “What kind of secretary of state would Sen. John Kerry make? That’s the question of the moment after U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice’s surprise decision Thursday … Continue reading

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David Ignatius on European free-trade agreement

A Free-trade Agreement with Europe? By David Ignatius “At a recent meeting of German business and foreign-policy leaders, one participant summed up an anxiety that’s almost palpable here: “Europeans have a sense of being left alone. You Americans don’t understand how … Continue reading

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