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.
The U.S. is set to win Security Council support for a resolution on Iraq and is already calling it victory.
With the country still mired in recession and polls consistently showing that the Republicans' positions on such basic policy issues as the environment and the economy are decidedly unpopular, this should have been the Democrats' year.
A shift in the nation-building strategy adopted by the international community in Afghanistan is needed.
In the days and months ahead, the Labor party and the Israeli Left are at what could be an historical crossroad.
After months of internal wrangling over tactics and strategy, it now appears that the White House has settled on the basic design for the U.S. invasion of Iraq.