George W. Bushs decision to make his first overseas trip to Mexico, in mid-February, has generated a great deal of speculation about what this could possibly mean for changes in U.S. policy toward Latin America over the next four years.
A dangerous blind spot in the incoming administrations view of Russian affairs is its inadequate understanding of the significance of the newly independent states.
Will Africa be âoff the agendaâ of a Bush administration?
While Latin America may be off the maps of key political pundits, the Bush administration faces immediate and extremely important policy challenges that will shape U.S.-Latin American relations over the course of President Bush's tenure in the White House
Even other Persian Gulf countries have moderated their positions toward Saddam in light of his ostentatious and highly popular condemnation of Israel's violent retaliation against the new Palestinian Intifada.
Many see self-interest behind U.S. claims to be upholding high moral principles, and they also see hypocrisy in the U.S. government's reluctance to be bound by the same instruments it is so ready to apply to others.
U.S. defense contractors were full participants in the last election cycle
A wise U.S. foreign policy would be one that is sensitive to Ukraineâs function as a bridge between Russia and the Western military alliance.
Given the situation in Washington, how fast will the military budget continue to rise in the administration of George W. Bush?
The Rumsfeld Commission report is, at its core, a landmark in political spin control, not a landmark in objective analysis of the threats facing our nation.