The United Nations Security Council's unanimous passage of an historic resolution gives UN weapons inspectors "unimpeded, unconditional, and unrestricted access" to anyone and anywhere in Iraq that their search for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) might
The only parties celebrating this recent move are the madmen on both sides who would plunge Northern Ireland back into civil war.
Papua, until recently known as Irian Jaya, constitutes more than 20% of the Indonesian landmass, but has a relatively small population of just over two million (about one percent of Indonesia's population), with about 65% of that population being ethnic P
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.
Might makes right is a recipe for war without end, not the peace that President Bush claims to be seeking.
Wars are waged with the bodies of the young, and they always come home.
The latest UN security council resolution does give us some small hope for a more multilateral future.
We now know that Rumsfeld urges using "the force necessary to prevail, plus some" and rejects "promising ... not to permit collateral damage."
A child could see that the Bush doctrine is divorced from reality.
China watchers will never agree about whether this institutionalized power transition can succeed.