It is probable that the French, Germans, and Russians will resist U.S. war plans in the Security Council until, at the last possible minute, some sort of compromise is reached allowing a second resolution.
If Secretary of State Colin Powell, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, the U.S. public, and other moderates ever had any doubts about the extent to which the most hard-line hawks have captured U.S. foreign policy, President George W. Bush's Wednesday nigh
Roh is facing even longer odds in the international arena, as he is simultaneously trying to establish peace with North Korea and negotiate a more just relationship with the United States.
Soon after the terrorist attacks of September 2001, the Bush administration launched the "second front" of its war on terrorism, deploying troops in the Philippines for training and joint military exercises in late 2001 and early 2002.
Historical analogies often serve as tools to explain the world we confront today or expect for tomorrow
Neoconservatives and realists within the administration are battling over the future of a post-invasion Iraq.
There has been an assumption, based on all the reports of troop movements and President Bush's increasingly insistent tone, that war with Iraq is imminent.
Relevance--or rather its opposite, irrelevance--seems to be one of the many mantras of the Bush administration with respect to the United Nations.
One would have to go to the annual convention of the John Birch Society to find as many invectives directed against the United Nations as have been spewed out in recent weeks by the Bush administration and its supporters in Congress and in the media
Before the American public starts applauding the administration's newfound commitment to international development, it should look closely at where the aid is going and for what purposes.