Sharon and Bush as war mongers
No one knows how big the problem of clandestine trafficking in radioactive materials is.
This week's official inauguration of the African Union (AU), which replaces the moribund Organization of African Unity (OAU), was held amid predictable fanfare.
At one level there is a kind of donor fatigue, at another there are concerns about security in the country.
Some call the present era one of U.S. hegemony. Others, especially in Europe, call it empire.
There is reason to believe nuclear capability may make the chances of war worse in South Asia.
Just like during the cold war, the millions of dollars slated for our new allies in the war on terrorism have more to do with promoting American geostrategic interests than with protecting U.S. territory from external threats.
The United States' actions speak louder than words for Indian and Pakistani leaders.
With recent developments in U.S. nuclear weapons policy, the Bush administration has set an agenda that flagrantly ignores international law.
Why, all of a sudden, is India acting so belligerently and risking disaster?