Georgie Anne Geyer

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April 24, 2014

Obama's Asia Trip Is More Than It Might Appear

WASHINGTON -- President Obama is off on his long-planned trip through Asia. It was supposed to be a top-form working trip in which he would show Asia what a "pivot" to the region -- the word he has used to describe a new focus on Asia -- really means. He was hoping to sign new trade... continue

April 21, 2014

Journalists Have Become Bargaining Chips in Syria

WASHINGTON -- Since they first emerged as historic characters late in the 19th century, foreign correspondents have played a crucial and inimitably romantic role in journalism. Foreign correspondents were, until World War II, almost always men -- and adventurous, searching, tough-minded men who would... continue

April 17, 2014

Almanac of World Islamism May Lead to Better Understanding

WASHINGTON -- I was lovingly perusing my treasure of books the other day when I came across one I had totally forgotten that I possessed. It is an old book, with a crackled cover, a broken spine and beautifully drafted pages. It was filed correctly between "Russia" and "Central... continue

April 14, 2014

Return of Soviet Empire Is Putin's Pipedream

WASHINGTON -- Most Americans, supposing that they even live in a part of the country where they get foreign news, would now rather expectedly believe that Russia and Ukraine had broken out into the first phases of war. After the unprovoked attack by Moscow on Crimea -- "Surprise, surprise!... continue

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