Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Despite new offers for broader participation in Iraq's reconstruction bonanza, the United States-convened donors' conference on Iraq ended in stifled disappointment, with only $13 billion raised--a far cry from the $36 billion target. To dampen expectatio
War and walls have demonstrably failed to make good neighbors in the Middle East. That leaves peace the "road less traveled."
In what may be the most hopeful development in years to establish a permanent Israeli-Palestinian peace, an unofficial group of Palestinian and Israeli political leaders announced on October 12 that they had agreed to a detailed framework that would end t
The U.S., as the aggressor power and currently the occupying power, must abide by the requirements of international law and pay for the reconstruction of Iraq.
Vice President Dick Cheney's office continues to grow as a homebase for prominent neoconservative foreign policy strategists.
The new Security Council resolution does nothing to change the fundamental problems of the U.S. occupation of Iraq.
The drive for money for the Iraqi occupation is now the only game in town.
Neither Afghanistan nor Iraq is "under control," particularly when it comes to monetary costs.
Information emerging from the intelligence community indicates that the Iraq Survey Team looking for Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in Iraq is coming up empty.
As the Washington, DC area recovers from effects of Hurricane Isabel, President George W. Bush keeps trying to divert the potential "perfect storm" forming from the combination of the constant stream of bad news coming out of the Middle East and growing d