Soon after the terrorist attacks of September 2001, the Bush administration launched the "second front" of its war on terrorism, deploying troops in the Philippines for training and joint military exercises in late 2001 and early 2002.
Neoconservatives and realists within the administration are battling over the future of a post-invasion Iraq.
Historical analogies often serve as tools to explain the world we confront today or expect for tomorrow
There has been an assumption, based on all the reports of troop movements and President Bush's increasingly insistent tone, that war with Iraq is imminent.
One would have to go to the annual convention of the John Birch Society to find as many invectives directed against the United Nations as have been spewed out in recent weeks by the Bush administration and its supporters in Congress and in the media
Relevance--or rather its opposite, irrelevance--seems to be one of the many mantras of the Bush administration with respect to the United Nations.
Before the American public starts applauding the administration's newfound commitment to international development, it should look closely at where the aid is going and for what purposes.
Score another public diplomacy point for Osama bin Laden in his war with the United States to win the hearts and minds of the Arab and Muslim world.
President Bush is determined to attack Iraq. It is also clear that if he cannot convince, he will bully the international community into compliance with his wishes.
The former Illinois governor showed the world incontrovertible proof of Soviet efforts to place nuclear missiles in Cuba.