PAUL H. RAHE, HILLSDALE, MI Realism in International Relations theory is not what it pretends to be. Social science theories that abstract from the circumstances in which peoples find themselves, deny the central importance of regime difference, and treat all polities as equivalent may be instructive. But, if thought dispositive, they are apt to lead statesmen astray.Continue
AMBASSADOR CALLISTA L. GINGRICH, WASHINGTON, DC The persecution and perseverance of the Crimean Tatars continues. The war in Ukraine will determine whether their culture and identity survives.