Regions / Middle East & North Africa
In the days and months ahead, the Labor party and the Israeli Left are at what could be an historical crossroad.
With the country still mired in recession and polls consistently showing that the Republicans' positions on such basic policy issues as the environment and the economy are decidedly unpopular, this should have been the Democrats' year.
The U.S. is set to win Security Council support for a resolution on Iraq and is already calling it victory.
A child could see that the Bush doctrine is divorced from reality.
Wars are waged with the bodies of the young, and they always come home.
As Israel jumps from one self-made crisis to the next, the State of Israel itself is in an alarming condition.
An invasion of Iraq constitutes such a dramatic shift in U.S. foreign policy and involves enormous political and military risks.
The new U.S. "road map" for peace in the Middle East presented by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State William J. Burns is no more than a placebo for consumption by both Palestinians and the world community
There are any number of regimes in the world todayChina, Russia, North Korea, and Iran, among othersthat one can think of worst-case scenarios similar to or worse than those being brought forward regarding Iraq.
A year after the attacks on New York and Washington, U.S. forces have failed to eliminate Al Qaeda's capacity to conduct terrorist operations. While this may be alarming enough, what is truly disturbing is that our failure is not caused by the deviousness