With recent developments in U.S. nuclear weapons policy, the Bush administration has set an agenda that flagrantly ignores international law.
Planners have to consider how to make the Loya Jirga fair and accessible to the country's largely illiterate population, and keep it from becoming a platform for tribal, political, and ethnic violence.
The United States' actions speak louder than words for Indian and Pakistani leaders.
As long as the U.S., China, Britain, France, Russia, and Israel have nuclear weapons, we will all live on the edge of the abyss.
Just like during the cold war, the millions of dollars slated for our new allies in the war on terrorism have more to do with promoting American geostrategic interests than with protecting U.S. territory from external threats.
Under Bush, it is becoming increasingly evident that the U.S. can cause more damage to multilateral organizations by staying in them and shaping them to its ends.
There is reason to believe nuclear capability may make the chances of war worse in South Asia.
Apparently, the CIA has returned to the policy world, which calls into question the kind of dope it is willing to provide to the White House.
While governments seem blind to the ways their policies enforce hunger and impoverishment for hundreds of millions of people, others see this harsh reality with clarity.
The Bush administration would be wise to be gentle with the fabric that binds our world together.