Jun 17, 2013
Trompe l'oeil is the art of creating illusion and no one was better at it than the late Soviet Union with the word "peace." Founded in 1950, the World Peace Council in Helsinki, Finland, was entirely a KGB creation.
May 29, 2013
Arnaud de Borchgrave's perspective: Tracking, finding and killing Osama bin Laden required unusual skill, intelligence and courage. Tracking al-Qaida's financial conduits through cyberspace is infinitely more difficult.
May 23, 2013
Arnaud de Borchgrave’s Perspective: Secretary of State John Kerry, on his fourth visit to the Middle East in two months is chasing the brass ring of an Israeli-Palestinian agreement for the creation of an independent Palestinian state.
Apr 8, 2013
Arnaud de Borchgrave’s Perspective: Karachi, Pakistan's only port city, is a mega-conglomerate of 20 million that is now under a reign of fear induced by a "Taliban mafia."
Mar 27, 2013
Arnaud de Borchgrave’s Perspective: President Barack Obama last week waxed eloquent on the need for a Palestinian state that would coexist peacefully side by side with Israel.
Mar 15, 2013
Arnaud de Borchgrave’s Perspective: Once a year Forbes publishes "The Definitive Guide to the Richest People on Earth." This year it added 210 new billionaires, including 138 women.
Feb 28, 2013
Arnaud de Borchgrave’s Perspective: The United States fields 17 intelligence agencies with a combined annual budget of $100 billion. They employ 100,000 intelligence specialists. And we still got the genesis of two major trillion-dollar wars, Iraq and Afghanistan, back to front.
Feb 8, 2013
Arnaud de Borchgrave’s Perspective: He's a composite of Perry Mason, Hercule Poirot, Sam Spade, Sherlock Holmes and Jules Maigret from the Golden Age of detective fiction. John F. Sopko is a formidable detective.