While a strong majority of the U.S. public is rallying behind President George W. Bush's invasion of Iraq, they also support the United Nations Security Council and back multilateral diplomacy rather than unilateral U.S. action, according to a major poll
The war in Iraq has highlighted how reporting on casualties during an armed conflict is a sensitive issue.
India's political leaders' responses to the U.S.-led war in Iraq are notable for what they say about the country's willingness to sacrifice traditional concerns regarding nonalignment and international law for the opportunity to raise its profile and powe
With Baghdad having fallen and the territorial consolidation of Iraq near at hand, discussion of the postwar period has intensified dramatically.
Though force may be the only language that Afghanistan's spoiler groups understand, they can only survive as long as they have a fountain of discontent to draw support from. Remove this support base, and these groups will succumb to pressure and fade away
So much for a world united behind the War on Terror.
The reality is that no matter how brutal a dictator may be, people tend to defend their homeland against foreign invaders.
ere has been a real fear in recent months that the right-wing government of Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon might take advantage of the international focus on the U.S. invasion of Iraq to increase its repression in the occupied Palestinian territories
As the Bush administration abandoned the psychology of diplomacy and war with Iraq became certain, the U.S. public was repeatedly assured that the battle plan would produce rosy results
Europe has witnessed an unprecedented political attack on the authority of the United Nations, committed by a clan that--in the opinion of a predominant majority of Europeans--occupies the White House illegally.