A Welcome Guest

Every parent knows the feeling. You let the kids go away to camp, and the next time you see them, they've grown so much that they can look you in the eye. That must have been a little how U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice felt when she arrived in Asia last week. Since Sept. 11, 2001, the focus of U.S. foreign policy has been the arc of crisis within the Islamic world, in which it has fought two wars and toward which it has adopted a revolutionary policy of change through democratization. Along the way, American leaders have had to...

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