There is a big difference between principled diplomacy that genuinely seeks a peaceful resolution to ensure a nonnuclear North Korea and a policy that is perceived as hubristic and hostile.
In the days and months ahead, the Labor party and the Israeli Left are at what could be an historical crossroad.
Papua, until recently known as Irian Jaya, constitutes more than 20% of the Indonesian landmass, but has a relatively small population of just over two million (about one percent of Indonesia's population), with about 65% of that population being ethnic P
A shift in the nation-building strategy adopted by the international community in Afghanistan is needed.
The only parties celebrating this recent move are the madmen on both sides who would plunge Northern Ireland back into civil war.
With the country still mired in recession and polls consistently showing that the Republicans' positions on such basic policy issues as the environment and the economy are decidedly unpopular, this should have been the Democrats' year.
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.