David Ignatius / Politics

On Mideast, a Hopeful Dialogue

BRUSSELS -- Getting the former spy chiefs of Israel and Saudi Arabia to talk together about peace is hardly a breakthrough, but it at least helps keep alive the idea of an eventual Israeli-Palestinian settlement.

Sharing a public stage here ...

How to Do Spying Right

WASHINGTON -- What makes a good spy? It's not the flashy qualities you see in the movies, or the "Murder Inc." tactics the CIA has sometimes been ordered to use against terrorists during the past decade. It's something more delicate and human, as ...

A Finland Model for Ukraine?

WASHINGTON -- After months of war fever over Ukraine, perhaps the biggest surprise is that citizens there will be voting to choose a new government in elections that observers predict will be free and fair in most areas.

This electoral pathway ...