At this crucial juncture, leadership appears to be lacking.
Clarifying ISAF's role in Kabul and elsewhere would strengthen the interim government's ability to respond to security issues.
The American empire wants to make neo-liberal globalization a reality. All those opposed to that should be aware that the U.S. will fight them.
Today, Ariel Sharon and his government are creating a third wave of Palestinian refugees by attacking those very same refugees who, decades ago, fled for their lives and have been living under illegal Israeli occupation ever since.
Few events in Africa in recent years have so excited world opinion as has the downward spiral of Zimbabwe under President Robert Mugabe and the years of chaos and terror under his rule.
Uzbekistan has emerged as a key strategic partner to the United States after September 11, not only due to its frontier with Afghanistan.
Bin Laden's secret strategy is to prod the United States into bankruptcy.
China's foreign policy has been hit hard by recent developments, including new U.S. influence on their western border.
China and North Korea in particular have expressed strong concern with the "dangerous trend" in Japan's emerging activist security posture.
As plans begin to be laid for the World Social Forums next round, many are asking if it will become a serious political platform or merely a street party.