Regions / Middle East & North Africa
What began as an apparent humanitarian effort has turned into another excuse for continuing a low-level war against Iraq and perhaps now even as an excuse for a full-scale invasion of that country.
The new Turkish government, led by the moderately Islamist Justice and Development Party, finds itself almost quite literally between Iraq and a hard place.
The UN Security Council has been unwilling to authorize the U.S. attack on Iraq--which makes it illegal under international law.
Regimes may loudly proclaim their fears of a war, yet privately allow the U.S. some leeway, and even give tentative support for its war plans.
With congressional support safely tucked away, it is now just a matter of time before the Bush administration invades Iraq.
Nonmilitary optiosn fro dealing with Iraq
Might makes right is a recipe for war without end, not the peace that President Bush claims to be seeking.
The United Nations Security Council's unanimous passage of an historic resolution gives UN weapons inspectors "unimpeded, unconditional, and unrestricted access" to anyone and anywhere in Iraq that their search for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) might
With all this talk of freedom, it is important to ask the question, how are Afghan women enduring American-style freedom?
In the days and months ahead, the Labor party and the Israeli Left are at what could be an historical crossroad.