Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Our future president will do well in remembering Richard Nixon's approach to international politics, which, while often callous, was focused on clear end-goals for our nation.
There's no question that the Congressman's personal history is both courageous and noble but most peace and justice activists have found Lantos as a very inconsistent human rights advocate.
The fear factor prevents an easy solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict. What are Israeli Jews afraid of?
The organized challenge against the 2007 NIE on Iran this month included an Iranian exile group which for years has cried wolf about Iran.
Car bombings, sectarian violence and attacks on U.S. troops are down. But does the reduced violence have anything to do with the "surge"?
For the average Iraqi, there is little difference between the Mongols and the United States. Both have laid waste to their country.
Despite the perception that the NIE halted the possibility of war in Iran, we all need to be organizing to shut down the Administration's war mongering. This season of peace demands no less.
The charismatic populist's positions on many domestic policy issues may warrant progressives' support, but his foreign policy record is decidedly mixed.
In order to "win", we need to sell the invasion and occupation to the Iraqis.
On her foreign policy agenda: There's every indication that it closely parallels that of the Bush administration.