We now know that Rumsfeld urges using "the force necessary to prevail, plus some" and rejects "promising ... not to permit collateral damage."
The latest UN security council resolution does give us some small hope for a more multilateral future.
Wars are waged with the bodies of the young, and they always come home.
Might makes right is a recipe for war without end, not the peace that President Bush claims to be seeking.
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.