Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Body counts are important to remind us of the sacrifices made so far, but they are not a measure of success.
A one-stop shop for understanding the current crisis over Iran's nuclear ambitions: the international players, the fuel cycle and major proposals for regulating it, and a policy to steer us to "calmer waters."
Falling in line with the peace movement and public opinion, the Senate has finally taken a small but a symbolically important step to challenge President George W. Bush's policy in Iraq.
Some mainstream pundits and Democratic Party lawmakers are finally raising the possibility that the Bush administration was determined to go to war regardless of any strategic or legal justification.
Is President Bush's rhetoric about the war in Iraq and the "war on terror" gradually shifting?
The Bush administration remains unwilling to respect international law regarding detainees.
History repeating itself?
Dictators and Double Standards.
The military alliance of India with the United States had reached hitherto unimaginable and unprecedented levels of cooperation.
Iraq's revitalization of al-Qaida: Iraq appears to have become a recruiting tool, if not yet a recruiting ground, for militant jihadist causes and anti-American voices.