Regions / Middle East & North Africa
While Cheney deemed Pelosi's Syria trip to be "bad behavior," she was actually following a practice prudently exercised by previous presidents, often bringing good results.
The Democratic leadership doesn't have the votes to override a veto but the Dems are reluctant to sign another blank check for the war.
Peace activists helped swing the elections in November. Most Americans want out of Iraq. So why hasn't the peace movement won already?
Autonomy for this former colony looks good on paper. But true self-determination works better in both principle and reality for the people of Western Sahara.
U.S. policies of divide and rule in the Middle East, explains FPIF columnist Conn Hallinan, are now exploding in our faces.
The presidential contender defends the surge with a speech that FPIF's military analyst Dan Smith puts under the magnifying glass.
Bush has promised to veto the Democrats plan to bring the troops home. What will be the result of the showdown between Congress and the President?
Aaron Hughes talks about how he has transformed his experience as a soldier in the Iraq War into art.
Here is an example of his artwork, a "tourist photograph from Iraq."
President Bush believes in preventive war. On Iran, in particular, Rep. Peter DeFazio believes in preventing war.