Issues / Uncategorized
Is the United States the good St. Nicholas or an Ebenezer Scrooge?
Most Americans hold these truths to be self-evident: Torture is wrong; attacking another country that hasn't attacked you is wrong; occupying another country with your army and imposing your will on its people is wrong.
In the aftermath of 9-11, President Bush told the world you are either "with us or against us." He then offered a far-reaching moral vision for the Middle East with democracy as the core ingredient.
A leaked document from the Pentagon at the beginning of the new year seemed to mark a milestone.
The principles that emerge will guide our work in Iraq and be the gauntlet we will throw down in front of this administration.
Despite an increase in promised aid to tsunami-affected countries last week, the United States' aid offering still isn't topping the list. Australia, for one, has donated much more. But the United States could make up for its somewhat meager offering by f
It was clear from the start that Iraq's sovereignty was in name, not in deed.
The signing of the interim Iraqi "constitution" by the Governing Council represents a significant step in U.S. efforts to legitimize its invasion and occupation of Iraq.
Discussing U.S. policy in Africa
The recent spectacle of President George W. Bush being paraded through the streets of London by Tony Blair to celebrate the "Special Relationship," provokes the question of what is so special about it.