Talking Points for the Time-Crunched
When it comes to oil, the U.S. is bypassing democracy in Iraq.
The Pentagon claims to have built a better landmine that targets soldiers and spares civilians. These two leaders of the U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines say: Back to the drawing board.
A shaky ceasefire is in place in Lebanon. Will ambiguities doom the agreement?
Crippling Hezbollah was only the first stage in a U.S.-Israeli plan to remake the Middle East.
Prodded in part by the Bush administration, the UN withdrew from East Timor too early. After several months of violence convulsed the island nation, the UN and the United States now have a second chance to get it right.
Historic peace talks currently underway in Uganda are the best opportunity to end Africa's longest running war. Yet the Bush administration has been ambiguous about the U.S. position on the talks.
The Democrats are missing yet another golden opportunity to distance themselves from the Bush foreign policy.
Sounding a similar note, the neocons push for war again.
The crisis is mounting in Iraq, and so are congressional calls for a phased withdrawal. But will the politicians act soon enough?