Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Do UNESCO membership and a shift in attitude toward Iran signal a change of heart for the U.S. government?
If we start this war with Iraq, we will be endangering our economic health.
How much is the Bush administrations push for war with Iraq motivated by its desire to gain control of Iraqs oil fields?
Despite growing opposition, the Bush administration is pushing for a U.S. invasion of Iraq.
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The U.S. Congress and the White House have chosen the latter course.
The Bush administration is undermining the logic of deterrence--previously used to make weapons of mass destruction unthinkable in wartime due to certain retaliation--and making the use of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction all the more likely.
For America's allies, the new Bush Doctrine of attacking people before they attack us, known as "first strike," is another example of a bull-in-a-china shop approach to world affairs.
There are people of good will on both sides, people not blinded by the illusion that violence solves everything.