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.
Wars are waged with the bodies of the young, and they always come home.
Might makes right is a recipe for war without end, not the peace that President Bush claims to be seeking.
There is a big difference between principled diplomacy that genuinely seeks a peaceful resolution to ensure a nonnuclear North Korea and a policy that is perceived as hubristic and hostile.
In the days and months ahead, the Labor party and the Israeli Left are at what could be an historical crossroad.