Not a shot has been fired--yet--at Afghanistan's Taliban, but the country's beleaguered population already is paying a heavy price for the ruling militia's pariah status as host to alleged terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.
Hardly a week goes by that the United States declines to sign a world treaty on security or the global environment-or threatens to withdraw from one it has already signed.
The U.S. could have made a strong, positive impression by sending its African-American Secretary of State, a descendent of slaves, and making a forceful stand against racism. Instead, it chose to send a low-level delegation.
In pandering to the gun lobby, the Bush administration showed what little regard it has for strengthening international efforts to deal with trafficking in small arms.
Americans, as citizens of the lone superpower, will be a prime target for the use of biological warfare.
The solution to "save" it was the inclusion of tree plantations as carbon sinks
There is little chance for changing Bush policy on the Middle East with the Democrats outflanking the administration on the right.
The signing of the Ohrid "framework document" will provide legitimacy to the occupation of Macedonia by NATO troops and the militarization of the entire Balkans region.
Israeli forces murder political dissidents
America's main strategic goal in the Middle East is to secure the supply of oil.