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President Bush is currently being assailed from all sides for his Middle East foreign policy.
Not only has Sharon's war on Arafat unified the Arab world in ways not seen in decades, it has also had the effect of undermining the legal basis for the continuing sanctions and U.S. bombing of Iraqi targets.
The security of Israelis and Palestinians is intertwined
Until America finds its own voice in the Palestinian-Israeli dispute, it is unlikely that America's voice will be heard or heeded in the Arab world.
Venezuela is not just another banana-oil republic; and the United States has, once again, deeply damaged itself in Latin America.
The events of 9-11 have permitted the Bush administration to paint U.S. foreign policy as a matter of black and white choices.
As Indian opposition leaders have charged, it was part of a broader tendency toward eliminating civil liberties and scapegoating cultural minorities in an aggressive effort to impose a unified sense of nationhood on one of the world's most culturally dive
At this crucial juncture, leadership appears to be lacking.
China's foreign policy has been hit hard by recent developments, including new U.S. influence on their western border.
China and North Korea in particular have expressed strong concern with the "dangerous trend" in Japan's emerging activist security posture.