Issues / War & Peace
Hurricane Katrina reveals distorted security priorties and additional costs of the occupation of Iraq.
The Bush administration's shaping of the new Iraqi constitution.
The Mounting Costs of War and the Case for Bringing Home the Troops
Unleashing vengeance through overwhelming U.S. firepower will prove an ineffective and counterproductive response to this new scourge of international terrorism.
Contradictions in U.S.-China relations and a way forward.
An overview of recent developments in global security.
Bombings in Egypt expose weaknesses in U.S. counterterrorism policies.
John Bolton's first order of business.
Bush's harsh words and threats seem awkward in a region where Washington's closest allies (Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, and Jordan) hold utterly meaningless ballots.
In Iran, real political power rests with unelected military, economic, and right-wing ideologues, and in the June 25 runoff election, Iranian voters were forced to choose between two flawed candidates.