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One of the first State of the Union speeches in a long time to pay attention to foreign policy.
The very conditions that persuade millions of farmers and workers and environmentalists and students and others to join movements around the world and come together, are there and in some ways are stronger than ever.
If Americans needed any reminding how, during the cold war, U.S. policymakers subordinated Wilsonian principles of self-determination to the larger anticommunist struggle, they should read several secret U.S. documents surrounding Indonesia's invasion of
Trouble afoot in Abkhaz, UN plane shot down
One week after the attack on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center, the president's national security adviser, Condoleezza Rice, told the press corps "This isn't Pearl Harbor." No! It is worse.
Conflict in the Phillippines between Muslim rebels and government
The conflict in Sudan is considerably more complicated than the simple north-south, Muslim vs. Christian, Arab vs. African duality many of those now lobbying the administration present.
Americans, as citizens of the lone superpower, will be a prime target for the use of biological warfare.
For all intents and purposes, Arafat has been effectively isolated as a credible party to the peace talks.
Guatemala's increasing violence highlights the failure of the peace process, but it also raises the question of whether Guatemala is moving toward neofascism.