Issues / War & Peace
Instead of forging forward on a new path, the U.S. thrust has been to join an Israeli character assassination of elected Palestinian President Yaser Arafat.
Sam and Leila Bahour offer a candid look at the Palestinian psyche
Most of the actions needed to make this conviction a reality are the same issues that are being called for by Palestinians themselves, the establishment of rule of law, accountability of decisionmaking, and collective leadership--in other words, concrete
The U.S government's announced intention to broaden the war on terrorism beyond Afghanistan has triggered growing concern that other important U.S. foreign policy goals and principles will be subordinated in the process.
It might be time for Israel to confess to its true intentions in the Palestinian territories.
There has been increasing attention on Yemen as the possible next major focus in the U.S. campaign against terrorism.
A creative discourse of care and concern must emerge from the international community. Ordinary Afghans, those who have lived through twenty years of war and have remained relevant to current realities, must have an opportunity to determine their future.
With the new conflict in Iraq, the stakes for the future U.S. role in the world could not be higher.
The radical Islamist message falls on fertile ground.
If nothing is done to take international action to strengthen the ban on germ weapons, the future may hold far more damaging attacks with newer and deadlier agents, genetically engineered to be unidentifiable and untreatable.