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By the December 8 deadline for reporting on its weapons of mass destruction, the Iraqi government makes an extensive declaration of activities and materials that might be used to make such weapons but also might have other purposes.
The new Turkish government, led by the moderately Islamist Justice and Development Party, finds itself almost quite literally between Iraq and a hard place.
Nonmilitary optiosn fro dealing with Iraq
China watchers will never agree about whether this institutionalized power transition can succeed.
Wars are waged with the bodies of the young, and they always come home.
Papua, until recently known as Irian Jaya, constitutes more than 20% of the Indonesian landmass, but has a relatively small population of just over two million (about one percent of Indonesia's population), with about 65% of that population being ethnic P
Bush's misreading of the Cuban Missile Crisis illustrates what is wrong with the current administration's policy toward Iraq.
Much of the responsibility for this rests on the shoulders of the Clinton administration, which knew what was happening to Iraq's children.
An invasion of Iraq constitutes such a dramatic shift in U.S. foreign policy and involves enormous political and military risks.
With the budget surplus gone, these costs would inevitably create deeper deficits and likely put out of reach initiatives like Medicare drug coverage and new funding for education and environmental protection.