What happened in Lebanon 20 years ago may tell us a lot about the hopes, fears, and delusions of U.S. policymakers about what could happen in Iraq.
As the administration's rationales for invading Iraq--such as Baghdad's alleged ties to al Qaeda and claims of an imminent nuclear threat--have crumbled under closer scrutiny, the administration and its allies in Congress and the media are increasingly em
Despite some advances, the Uzbek government continues to appear reluctant to broaden civic participation in the country.
U.S. disregard for Africa has become malignant, with increasingly deadly consequences for Africa.
What would God think of a government that supplies more weapons, training, and logistical support to more dictatorships and other human rights abusers than any other? If freedom and liberty are indeed the will of God, the foreign policy of the Bush admini
There were no surprises in President Bush's address to Congress, except maybe the firm statement that within a month our country will be at war.
While public opinion polls show that most of the U.S. public is concerned about the economy, hawks in the Bush administration see another problem as more urgent: the Pentagon is poor.
If one adds up all the costs of war beyond the $355.5 billion military budget, the U.S. spends in excess of $465 billion each year for defense, or $1.2 billion a day.
Once again, we are faced with a situation in which all the emphasis in the war on terror is focused on pre-emption and capture--beating the terrorists into submission. Meanwhile, there is scarcely any focus on the reasons for the groundswell of support fo
For the past two years, the Bush administration has treated North Korea like a child throwing a tantrum.