What Bertelsmann Wants from Obama

Posted by John Rosenthal

The Bertelsmann Foundation’s “Briefing Book” for the incoming American president identifies seven “key” international issues. Perhaps more notable than those issues that made the cut is one that did not: terrorism. Whereas for the Bertelsmann authors “climate change” is an urgent global “threat” requiring immediate action, Islamic terror barely appears on the radar. Indeed, as [...]

When is Torture Torture and When is Torture Not?

Posted by John Rosenthal

Answer: When it occurs in Guantánamo, it is; and when it occurs in Frankfurt, it is not. See my new article in Policy Review magazine here.