Books in Review: Inside Iraq's Confessional Politics

January 2008

A review of The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace by Ali A. Allawi.

Books in Review: Islam and Liberty

January 2006

A review of The Universal Hunger for Liberty: Why the Clash of Civilizations Is Not Inevitable. By Michael Novak.

The New Iraq: The Sistani Factor

July 2005

For the Shi'ite majority and its senior religious leader, the January elections played out against the background of a longing for justice that has deep spiritual sources as well as more recent sociopolitical roots.