The U.S. public should carefully scrutinize any claim by the Bush Administration that they
have assembled a "coalition of the willing."
Soon after the terrorist attacks of September 2001, the Bush administration launched the "second front" of its war on terrorism, deploying troops in the Philippines for training and joint military exercises in late 2001 and early 2002.
Historical analogies often serve as tools to explain the world we confront today or expect for tomorrow
Neoconservatives and realists within the administration are battling over the future of a post-invasion Iraq.
There has been an assumption, based on all the reports of troop movements and President Bush's increasingly insistent tone, that war with Iraq is imminent.
Relevance--or rather its opposite, irrelevance--seems to be one of the many mantras of the Bush administration with respect to the United Nations.
Before the American public starts applauding the administration's newfound commitment to international development, it should look closely at where the aid is going and for what purposes.
President Bush is determined to attack Iraq. It is also clear that if he cannot convince, he will bully the international community into compliance with his wishes.
Score another public diplomacy point for Osama bin Laden in his war with the United States to win the hearts and minds of the Arab and Muslim world.
The former Illinois governor showed the world incontrovertible proof of Soviet efforts to place nuclear missiles in Cuba.