Regions / Middle East & North Africa
War, instability, and high oil prices have created a perfect storm of profit for the worlds weapons manufacturers. This year, FPIF columnist Frida Berrigan reports, defense military analysts predict the biggest arms bonanza since 1993 ... which is saying something because in the aftermath of the first Gulf War the global industry reaped the benefits of a $42 billion arms race.
The election of a Democratic majority in Congress won't curb U.S. support for Israeli attacks against the civilian populations of its Arab neighbors.
Americans want a new direction in foreign policy, but will the Democrats lead?
Veterans of the Iraq War return home to face the friendly fire of an indifferent Pentagon and Veterans Administration.
It's hard to believe that President Bush will miss the message voters delivered on Election Day.
Gaza's ordeal exemplifies the Palestinian struggle for survival and security.
With the Army Times calling for Donald Rumsfelds resignation, will the Joint Chiefs of Staff have the courage to speak out against the errors of the Iraq War?
Why are students and youth across this country walking out of their schools and jobs on Election Day? Department editor Saif Rahman argues that the answer is not that complicated: young people are getting it in the neck.
The Bush administration and its supporters in Congress are lying about an Iranian "threat."
For the first time in recent history, a foreign policy issue is at the top of the electorate's mind as they head to the polls.