While most Americans will support a relatively short war to crush the Taliban and capture Bin Laden, there are signs that President Bush and associates favor a much longer and more elaborate conflict--one that shows every risk of turning into a Vietnam-li
The West is essentially like a Centaur--half-human and half-beast.
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he use of military force for self-defense is legitimate under international law. Military force for retaliation is not.
One week after the attack on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center, the president's national security adviser, Condoleezza Rice, told the press corps "This isn't Pearl Harbor." No! It is worse.
Just as the post-cold war transition to a new international system seemed to be ending, the terrorist acts of September 11 and the U.S. responses have re-opened the question of Central Asia's strategic orientation and, through that, the structure of the e
The Bush administration looks to Central Asia for support in Afghanistan
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It would be premature at this point for anyone to come forward with a grand blueprint for America's future defense posture.
Whatever turn events take from here onward, the Pakistani state and society is bracing for a troubling time ahead.