Regions / Asia & Pacific
Pakistan's position as a key U.S. ally in the campaign against al-Qaeda has been particularly beneficial to the military-led government of General Pervez Musharraf, whose support is seen by the Bush administration as indispensable to U.S. "anti-terrorism" efforts in the region.
ver the last decade, shrimp have evolved from a delicacy only the rich could afford to the most popular seafood in America.
Six years after they blasted their way into the Global Nuclear Club and dangerously heightened their mutual rivalry even further, India and Pakistan have begun a wide-ranging bilateral dialogue to resolve disputes and normalize relations.
While President Bush told the UN General Assembly that Washington's belief in "human dignity" was the main U.S. motivation for pursuing the war, two articles that appeared in two major U.S. newspapers the same morning offered the delegates an altogether different subtext.
September turned out to be a tragic escalation over preceding months in the multinational reach and catastrophic scale of exclusively human violence.
The Bush administration heralds Indonesia as the world’s largest Muslim democracy and a crucial ally in the war on terrorism.
blowback increasingly characterizes global reaction to Bush administration policies in and out of the Middle East.
As the full extent of the destruction and death the tsunami wrought in South Asia becomes clear, significant aid pledges are finally pouring in.
The recent South Asian tsunamis devastation has already claimed at least 144,000 lives, caused countless injuries and wiped out entire villages. Concern now turns to the escalating death count caused by the spread of disease.
The Bush administration has pledged $350 million to tsunami relief. Its a safe bet that at least $248 million of that money will be spent right here in the U.S.