Issues / War & Peace
More than a year and a half has passed since the U.S.-led coalition’s invasion of Iraq, and yet little progress has been seen in the daily lives of Iraqi people.
Increasingly desperate to find a winning formula in Iraq, Vice President Dick Cheney and other Bush administration officials are promoting Lebanon as a political model for Iraq.
Working families in Iraq, already severely stressed by Saddam Hussein’s misrule, wars, and sanctions, have lost more ground in economic terms since the U.S. invasion.
Bush's nomination acceptance speech was notable, not for what he included but for what he left out--the problems and missteps that have plagued the Bush administration’s foreign policy.
While President Bush told the UN General Assembly that Washington's belief in "human dignity" was the main U.S. motivation for pursuing the war, two articles that appeared in two major U.S. newspapers the same morning offered the delegates an altogether different subtext.
If President Bush wins a second term, can the world expect a radically different foreign policy in the Middle East and elsewhere?
September turned out to be a tragic escalation over preceding months in the multinational reach and catastrophic scale of exclusively human violence.
On the eve of the third anniversary of 9/11, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution linking Iraq to the al-Qaida attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Both Republicans and Democrats have nominated presidential and vice-presidential candidates who have supported the war from the beginning and have pledged to continue fighting it for years to come.
Since September 11, 2001, American public diplomacy has been on a communication treadmill trying to find the "right" message that will win the hearts and minds of skeptical foreign publics.