Before the American public starts applauding the administration's newfound commitment to international development, it should look closely at where the aid is going and for what purposes.
President Bush is determined to attack Iraq. It is also clear that if he cannot convince, he will bully the international community into compliance with his wishes.
Score another public diplomacy point for Osama bin Laden in his war with the United States to win the hearts and minds of the Arab and Muslim world.
The former Illinois governor showed the world incontrovertible proof of Soviet efforts to place nuclear missiles in Cuba.
Cutting farm subsidies will help agriculture.
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell's presentation to the UN Security Council on February 5 wasn't likely to win over anyone not already on his side.
Powell argues for a push into Baghdad
President Bush's State of the Union address comes as near to a declaration of war on Iraq as is possible without the guns beginning to fire.
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