While Iraqis want U.S. help, they do not want U.S. influence, particularly in the formation of their democracy and its supporting civil structure.
Organizations that might have opposed war must not adopt the position that by participating in planning for post-conflict relief efforts or for new institutions of governance, they are somehow legitimizing the war or compromising their position.
The war fought ostensibly to disarm Iraq will almost certainly lead to nuclear proliferation and the armament of the rest of the world. While, for the time being at least, many people in Iraq will indeed rejoice at the overthrow of their tyrant--the rest
Participation in UN-sanctioned peacemaking and peacekeeping missions by U.S. military units trained in the techniques of these operations often has been vital to their success.
The Iraqi people certainly have reason to celebrate the ouster of Saddam Hussein's regime. But it's premature for the Bush administration to join in.
Despite the presence of U.S. troops in the center of Baghdad, does the world remain powerless to stop the ongoing invasion?
As the U.S. army occupies Baghdad, the peace movement is faced with a series of strategic challenges, challenges we must face openly, and challenges for which there are no easy answers.
The war in Iraq has highlighted how reporting on casualties during an armed conflict is a sensitive issue.
While a strong majority of the U.S. public is rallying behind President George W. Bush's invasion of Iraq, they also support the United Nations Security Council and back multilateral diplomacy rather than unilateral U.S. action, according to a major poll
India's political leaders' responses to the U.S.-led war in Iraq are notable for what they say about the country's willingness to sacrifice traditional concerns regarding nonalignment and international law for the opportunity to raise its profile and powe