Issues / War & Peace
Israel starts a war to gain greater security while the United States backs an attack against two nascent democracies to promote democracy in the Middle East.
More money does not equal more security.
This op-ed ran in the Lake Worth Herald (Lake Worth, FL) on March 2, 2006.
Congress should consider the range of security tools we have--tools of offense , defense and prevention--as a whole.
President Bush has yet another supposed "emergency" on his hands. This time it's illegal immigration.
Even though North Korea's long-range missile turned out to be a dud, Pyongyang has nevertheless achieved its aim by getting the world's attention.
Pakistan has been a key U.S. ally on counter-terrorism. But it looks like Musharaff may no longer be our man in Pakistan.
Many hope that a Democratic Party victory in November will mark the beginning of the end of the Iraq war. Don't hold your breath.
What the U.S. needs is a change in policy not a change in villains.
In October 2002 the White House deceived the Congress and the public, inducing Congress--in the administration's interpretation--to abandon its constitutional responsibilities in matters of war-making.