Issues / War & Peace
The president's shift in Iraq will be a climb-down disguised as a step forward.
It's painfully clear, as the blood spills on both sides of the Chad border, that the consortium of international oil companies and their allies at the World Bank won't let anything stop a drop of oil from flowing to global markets.
With no victory in sight in Iraq, the Bush administration is casting around for another magic word to obscure its dismal policies.
By trying to isolate Iran, the U.S. risks undermining its own political power.
He might have been a nice guy. His foreign policy wasnt.
Ike was right 50 years ago in the Suez conflict. Why has the United States forgotten his example?
In recent decades, U.S. global economic policies have increasingly driven U.S. military policy.
Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet's death robbed his victims and their families of the chance to obtain full justice. But they can still pursue the full truth. And the U.S. government can help.
In their responses to Nancy Snow's provocative thesis, R.S. Zaharna and John Robert Kelley focus on America's credibility deficit and the limits of civic diplomacy.
The U.S.-India nuclear deal does nothing to contain the spread of nuclear technology. But, as Tim Beal argues, thats not the containment Washington has in mind.