Peace advocacy is more than opposition; it is defined not by what it opposes but by what it proposes.
Sunni and Shia groups battle for leadership in Iraq
The India-Israeli alliance strengthens U.S. strategic designs for India and the region.
As the Bush administration strengthens its military victory and consolidates its occupation of Iraq, it continues its trajectory toward international expansion of power and global reach.
It is striking that few people are asking whether the U.S. or the rest of the world is safer now as a result of this overwhelming American military victory.
The Bush juggernaut presents a clear and present danger to the people of the world and even to the health of our planet. But it is far from the world's only problem.
When the Bush administration totals up the cost of the Iraq War it had best be prepared to tack on billions more to clean up the toxic residue of how this country wages war, specifically its widespread use of cluster weapons and Depleted Uranium (DU).
As U.S. forces consolidate the occupation in Iraq the neoconservatives are bringing the war home.
While Iraqis want U.S. help, they do not want U.S. influence, particularly in the formation of their democracy and its supporting civil structure.
But from all the attention it has received as the fighting in Iraq has diminished, one has the impression that Syria is a major threat to the United States.