Pakistan's national defense strategy centers on protecting the country's nuclear weapons capability from a threat by one or more of three states that are currently working very closely - the United States, India and Israel.
It is a measure of how stark the impinging reality is that Washington even considered returning to the UN for yet another new and stronger resolution.
While widespread ransacking was happening in Iraq after Baghdad fell, the U.S. moved swiftly to secure the country's oil facilities.
An ad hoc office under U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Douglas Feith appears to have acted as the key base for an informal network of mostly neoconservative political appointees that circumvented normal interagency channels to lead the push for
In the four months since U.S. President George W. Bush triumphantly declared the end of "major hostilities" in Iraq, the occupation has become ever more untenable and no less illegal by the day. Where are the members of the global antiwar movement?
The Bush team has pursed its agenda despite a growing belief by elected officials, and much of the public, that the administration has gone off the deep end--and is taking us with it.
The war against terrorism is entering its third year, but the U.S. has already lost the most critical battle.
Who would have thought it would lose momentum so quickly after Washington's stunning military victory in Iraq in early April and plummet back to earth?
The current proposal under consideration calls for the creation of a UN-endorsed multilateral military force to join the U.S. occupation force in Iraq.
It is a testament to the absurdly low expectations attached to the diplomatic abilities of both North Korea and the United States that pundits have avoided the obvious conclusion concerning the recently concluded Six-Party Talks in Beijing.