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How to bring the troops home and internationalize the peace.
Iraq: No End In Sight
Morales faces the daunting challenge of governing a troubled and bitter nation, where expectations are high and short-term change is difficult to achieve.
Liberia's new president, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, will need more than photo-ops with the America's first female African-American secretary of State to lift her country out of the ruins of two decades of war.
Given that Bush's goals are unreachable, the only option is to change course and bring the troops home now.
Demonizing Morales will not advance our true national interests of promoting freedom and human development. But cheering an independent and democratic Bolivia just might.
Vowing to "Stay the Course" the President made clear that the administration still doesn't recognize that the U.S. occupation is driving the resistance.
Body counts are important to remind us of the sacrifices made so far, but they are not a measure of success.
Falling in line with the peace movement and public opinion, the Senate has finally taken a small but a symbolically important step to challenge President George W. Bush's policy in Iraq.
While Asia recovers from the tsunami, New Orleans is being pumped dry, and Pakistan mourns and rebuilds, we owe it to the victims of these tragedies to learn from past mistakes.