Issues / War & Peace
With the death of rebel leader Jonas Savimbi and the state visit to Washington by Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, there is again a glimmer of hope that the countrys 27-year-long civil war may finally be coming to a real end
Immediately after the September 11 attacks in New York, South Korean and U.S. forces went into a state of heightened security alert that the North claimed was "threatening," leading Pyongyang to break off ongoing negotiations on family reunions that remai
President Bush, undeterred by Congress and emboldened by his high ratings in the polls, is making new military investments in countries all over the world, while downplaying or keeping secret from the American people the problems that these investments wi
Somalia and the U.S. are apparently doomed by fate to collide at critical moments in global politics.
Bush repeatedly discussed reducing the number of nuclear weapons in the U.S. arsenal to "the lowest possible number consistent with our national security" and taking these weapons off hair-trigger alert.
, Pakistan's General Pervez Musharraf in his policy address on January 12th set about redefining the role of religion in Pakistani society and its domestic and external politics, with a special reference to Kashmir and terrorism.
The east African nation of Somalia is being mentioned with increasing frequency as a possible next target in the U.S.-led war against international terrorism.
President Bush and his advisers should consider the relevance of Marshall's strategy to the challenge of tackling the underlying conditions that give rise to political and religious extremism.
Instead of forging forward on a new path, the U.S. thrust has been to join an Israeli character assassination of elected Palestinian President Yaser Arafat.
Sam and Leila Bahour offer a candid look at the Palestinian psyche