Democracy: fragile seeds that fall on stony ground

Halfway through his eight-nation tour of the Arab world, President Bush delivered yesterday what his hosts had long expected: a call for democracy to flower in the arid political climate

Q&A: Public diplomacy at the Pentagon

Last May, Michael Doran became the first deputy assistant secretary of Defense for support to public diplomacy, a newly created position to develop policy for strategic communications at Defense. Earlier

Bush Disappoints Bahrain

While President Bush was in Bahrain praising King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa as a democratic Arab leader and fellow freedom defender, I was receiving an e-mail from Ghada Jamsheer, a