Issues / War & Peace
The consequences of September 11th remain visible on several fronts
The al Qaeda phenomenon is best seen as an association of like-minded groups operating in many countries with some loose coordination, with more centralized training, financing, and technical expertise available when required.
If America wants rest of the world to go with her, the American administration will have to stop considering itself the ultimate arbiter of good and evil.
The daring attacks last week on Israeli interests in Kenya sent shock waves throughout the East African region.
With congressional support safely tucked away, it is now just a matter of time before the Bush administration invades Iraq.
We now know that Rumsfeld urges using "the force necessary to prevail, plus some" and rejects "promising ... not to permit collateral damage."
Might makes right is a recipe for war without end, not the peace that President Bush claims to be seeking.
As Washington prepares for war in Iraq, officials are trying to reassure Afghanistan that it will not be lost in the shuffle
The only parties celebrating this recent move are the madmen on both sides who would plunge Northern Ireland back into civil war.
There is a big difference between principled diplomacy that genuinely seeks a peaceful resolution to ensure a nonnuclear North Korea and a policy that is perceived as hubristic and hostile.