Uzbekistan has emerged as a key strategic partner to the United States after September 11, not only due to its frontier with Afghanistan.
A powerful group of neo-conservatives is launching a new public relations campaign in support of President George W. Bush's war on terrorism.
The events of 9-11 have permitted the Bush administration to paint U.S. foreign policy as a matter of black and white choices.
As Indian opposition leaders have charged, it was part of a broader tendency toward eliminating civil liberties and scapegoating cultural minorities in an aggressive effort to impose a unified sense of nationhood on one of the world's most culturally dive
The Ubuntu forum gave voice to those not able to speak up.
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.
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.