Articles by Daniel Drezner

About That Commission Report...

For the better part of a week, everyone who is anyone has been in a tizzy about the 9/11 Commission staff findings regarding the relationship -- or lack thereof -- between Al Qaeda and Saddam Hussein's Baathist regime in... Read More

The State of Islam -- 2003

Post-9/11, there's been a lot of gnashing of teeth about the role that Islam plays in the promotion of terrorism and general hostility to the West. It is often stressed that Islam encompasses more than the Arab Middle East, and... Read More

Against Sedentary Lifestyles

In the wake of the reversal in momentum that the Doha round of trade talks suffered last month in Cancun, it is easy for those who value open markets to despair. Many policy analysts employ a bicycle metaphor to understand... Read More

What Might Trip Up the WTO

Although I have strenuously argued in favor of completing the Doha round of World Trade Organization talks, there is a nagging concern I have about the WTO's future direction. For this I blame John Opel and Edmund Pratt.   In... Read More

What's New About Global Trade

As the Doha round of World Trade Organization talks creeps towards its nominal halfway point in Cancun this month, some questions naturally arise. To paraphrase one of the four questions from Passover: "What makes this round of trade talks different... Read More

Let Them Eat Subsidies

In September, the world's trade ministers will meet in Cancun to check on the health of the so-called "development round" started in Doha two months after the September 11th attacks. The general consensus was for this round of World Trade... Read More

Great Responsibility

Americans like to think of themselves as generous to the less fortunate. It's therefore disheartening to read in the Financial Times that, "Japan and the US are the least helpful of the rich countries towards the developing world, according to... Read More

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