Issues / War & Peace
The last few days have brought a flurry of tense words between the Bush administration and Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki. Make no mistake: these words are dangerous.
Iranian poet Farideh HassanzadehMostafavi asks Adrienne Rich, Joy Harjo, Billy Collins, Maryam Ala Amjadi, and others about American foreign policy, 9/11, war, and the true essence of poetry.
The United States is negotiating with North Korea but hasn't changed its fundamental policy toward the region.
Our foreign policy and our bridges: both are collapsing.
Read the back story on why the administration thinks this deal makes sense.
This turkey may not fly.
The latest UN resolution may well be a turning point in stopping genocide. But much hinges on political will.
The West should be careful about alienating Putin.
Like a gambling addict who has to keep betting more to cover his previous losses, the Bush administration's recently announced plan to provide some $65 billion worth of advanced weapons to Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel over the next 10 years represents a reckless, poorly considered attempt to mitigate the consequences of its ill considered invasion of Iraq.
The United States wants to set up a new command structure in Africa. Columnist Emira Woods and Ezekiel Pajibo explain why Liberia and Africa should just say no.