With the country still mired in recession and polls consistently showing that the Republicans' positions on such basic policy issues as the environment and the economy are decidedly unpopular, this should have been the Democrats' year.
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
The U.S. is set to win Security Council support for a resolution on Iraq and is already calling it victory.
As Washington prepares for war in Iraq, officials are trying to reassure Afghanistan that it will not be lost in the shuffle
China watchers will never agree about whether this institutionalized power transition can succeed.
With all this talk of freedom, it is important to ask the question, how are Afghan women enduring American-style freedom?
A child could see that the Bush doctrine is divorced from reality.
Entitled the Millennium Challenge Account, the administration says it will be doled out to countries like Senegal, Ghana, Bolivia, and Honduras if they institute "the rule of law," as well as "sound fiscal policies."
We now know that Rumsfeld urges using "the force necessary to prevail, plus some" and rejects "promising ... not to permit collateral damage."
The latest UN security council resolution does give us some small hope for a more multilateral future.