The new Turkish government, led by the moderately Islamist Justice and Development Party, finds itself almost quite literally between Iraq and a hard place.
If the new rationale for NATO is the War on Terror, and if its Rapid Response Force is directed to territories outside the region of its member states, then NATO's transformation has serious implications for Asia.
Regimes may loudly proclaim their fears of a war, yet privately allow the U.S. some leeway, and even give tentative support for its war plans.
The daring attacks last week on Israeli interests in Kenya sent shock waves throughout the East African region.
With congressional support safely tucked away, it is now just a matter of time before the Bush administration invades Iraq.
The United Nations Security Council's unanimous passage of an historic resolution gives UN weapons inspectors "unimpeded, unconditional, and unrestricted access" to anyone and anywhere in Iraq that their search for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) might
The U.S. is set to win Security Council support for a resolution on Iraq and is already calling it victory.
As Washington prepares for war in Iraq, officials are trying to reassure Afghanistan that it will not be lost in the shuffle
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?