Issues / War & Peace
There is good reason to question President George W. Bush's claim he made hours after the August 10th terrorist plot was busted that "this country is safer than it was prior to 9/11."
Sounding a similar note, the neocons push for war again.
The Irish saved civilization. Now it's time for them to help out the Middle East.
The Bush administration wants to punish the Lebanese for supporting Hezbollah. Whos next, Syria or Iran?
The United States supplies most of Israel's weapons, and it bears some responsibility for the escalating violence in Israel and Lebanon. It must now use its influence to call for an immediate cease-fire in the assault that has killed so many innocent civilians.
In 1996, the United States designed a law to combat war crimes. That same law has now come back to haunt the Bush administration.
Everyone's talking about the arms suppliers behind Hezbollah. But who's supplying Israel?
Is Somalia rapidly turning into this years Afghanistan, with the Islamic Courts in the role of the Taliban and Ethiopia as the unilateral invader?
This op-ed ran in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel on July 22, 2006.
The U.S. Congress has backed Israel's military campaigns in Lebanon and Gaza. Here's a line by line refutation of the congressional logic.