If one adds up all the costs of war beyond the $355.5 billion military budget, the U.S. spends in excess of $465 billion each year for defense, or $1.2 billion a day.
While public opinion polls show that most of the U.S. public is concerned about the economy, hawks in the Bush administration see another problem as more urgent: the Pentagon is poor.
Once again, we are faced with a situation in which all the emphasis in the war on terror is focused on pre-emption and capture--beating the terrorists into submission. Meanwhile, there is scarcely any focus on the reasons for the groundswell of support fo
For the past two years, the Bush administration has treated North Korea like a child throwing a tantrum.
Israeli voters will be facing perhaps the most crucial vote in their nation's history between the right-wing incumbent prime minister Ariel Sharon of the Likud Bloc and the more moderate Amram Mitznaa former general and mayor of Haifafrom the Labor Alig
When and if President Bush does visit Africa, he may seek to avoid answering the question of whether he values African lives.
Decision by the American commander in Afghanistan to expand security- and reconstruction-related missions beyond Kabul.
The potential benefits of trade can be an important engine for economic growth and poverty reduction. However, only when trade is built upon solid institutional foundations are these benefits typically realized.
The United States is about to go to war with Iraq
The antiwar movement served to stall the invasion of Iraq - it can be used to stop it too.