Issues / War & Peace
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.
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.