Stanley Hoffmann Responds  

I would only support an American war against the current Iraqi regime if (1) the current regime blocks inspections and refuses to carry out its obligations to disarm and a renewed and reinforced policy of blockade, sanctions and deterrence has …



Human Rights and China  

The editors’ statement raises three questions. First, should the United States practice an active policy for the defense of human rights abroad? The answer, in my view, is yes. It would be best if such a policy were multilateral, and …









Daniel Moynihan: A Dangerous Man?  

A DANGEROUS PLACE, by Daniel Patrick Moynihan, with Suzanne Weaver. Boston: Atlantic-Little, Brown. 297 pp. $12.50. This is Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s account of his brief and stormy period of service as American ambassador at the United Nations in 1975-76. Moynihan …



War Crimes: Political & Legal Issues  

What does the law, and particularly international law, understand under the very general and sometimes loosely used heading of “war crimes”? Under the charter of the International Military Tribunal after World War II, three categories can be distinguished. • The …