Issues / War & Peace
If the new rationale for NATO is the War on Terror, and if its Rapid Response Force is directed to territories outside the region of its member states, then NATO's transformation has serious implications for Asia.
With congressional support safely tucked away, it is now just a matter of time before the Bush administration invades Iraq.
We now know that Rumsfeld urges using "the force necessary to prevail, plus some" and rejects "promising ... not to permit collateral damage."
Might makes right is a recipe for war without end, not the peace that President Bush claims to be seeking.
As Washington prepares for war in Iraq, officials are trying to reassure Afghanistan that it will not be lost in the shuffle
The only parties celebrating this recent move are the madmen on both sides who would plunge Northern Ireland back into civil war.
There is a big difference between principled diplomacy that genuinely seeks a peaceful resolution to ensure a nonnuclear North Korea and a policy that is perceived as hubristic and hostile.
A year after the attacks on New York and Washington, U.S. forces have failed to eliminate Al Qaeda's capacity to conduct terrorist operations. While this may be alarming enough, what is truly disturbing is that our failure is not caused by the deviousness
The fall of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan in November 2001 presented the international community with an unprecedented opportunity to restore peace and security to a perennial trouble spot.
There are any number of regimes in the world todayChina, Russia, North Korea, and Iran, among othersthat one can think of worst-case scenarios similar to or worse than those being brought forward regarding Iraq.