Issues / War & Peace
Sharon and Bush as war mongers
For America's allies, the new Bush Doctrine of attacking people before they attack us, known as "first strike," is another example of a bull-in-a-china shop approach to world affairs.
"The window of opportunity for peace in Sudan is beginning to close," according to the report.
Most liberal commentators seemed to agree that Bush was merely the paperback edition of an American president.
Freezing military aid to Israel would send a message that committing human rights violations is unacceptable.
No one knows how big the problem of clandestine trafficking in radioactive materials is.
In the event of a U.S. invasion of Iraq, a lack of regional support would have more than just political implications.
There is reason to believe nuclear capability may make the chances of war worse in South Asia.
As long as the U.S., China, Britain, France, Russia, and Israel have nuclear weapons, we will all live on the edge of the abyss.
Congress should ensure effective public oversight of all training programs and resist President Bush's request to drop human rights considerations as a pre-condition to military aid.