Washington insists its "train and equip force'" of 10 combat helicopters and 150 military instructors is solely intended to help Georgia combat Islamic radicals in the lawless Pankisi Gorge, allegedly a safe haven for al Qaeda militants and their Chechen
Until a strategy is grounded not in the elites but in the ordinary citizens and is based on basic human needs, then any project for renewal is subject to a wide variety of destabilizing forces, not least when elites seek to duck out from the commitments t
Unless the U.S. is willing to use its power to strengthen the political and economic processes that will help rebuild and modernize the country, there is the danger that ethnic divisions could again split the country.
Israelis and Palestinians desperately need the awakening of the international community's public opinion and a reversal in the global attitude.
At this crucial juncture, leadership appears to be lacking.
The Ubuntu forum gave voice to those not able to speak up.
As Indian opposition leaders have charged, it was part of a broader tendency toward eliminating civil liberties and scapegoating cultural minorities in an aggressive effort to impose a unified sense of nationhood on one of the world's most culturally dive
The events of 9-11 have permitted the Bush administration to paint U.S. foreign policy as a matter of black and white choices.
A powerful group of neo-conservatives is launching a new public relations campaign in support of President George W. Bush's war on terrorism.
Uzbekistan has emerged as a key strategic partner to the United States after September 11, not only due to its frontier with Afghanistan.