Regions / Middle East & North Africa
After months of internal wrangling over tactics and strategy, it now appears that the White House has settled on the basic design for the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
With the budget surplus gone, these costs would inevitably create deeper deficits and likely put out of reach initiatives like Medicare drug coverage and new funding for education and environmental protection.
The U.S. is not doing us any favors--it is endangering us for its own aggressive interests as a financial and military superpower.
Afghanistan is beginning to look like a quagmire rather than a victory, with echoes of the confusion and uncertainty and persistent bloodshedding of Vietnam.
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?
The United States' recent stance on the case of Saadeddin Ibrahim is the first time since the signing of the Camp David Accords 25 years ago that America has made its aid for Egypt conditional upon a human rights issue.
Despite growing opposition, the Bush administration is pushing for a U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Seven Reasons to Oppose a U.S. Invasion of Iraq