If there is any logic to the terrorists' madness, it is to have the U.S. over-react and turn large segments of the Islamic world against the West. To launch a major military operation against Afghanistan would play right into Osama bin Laden's hands.
Ever since hijacked aircraft smashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, the White House and the Pentagon have been devising a menu of retaliatory strikes against those deemed responsible.
The U.S. needs to resume its original Bretton Woods perspective.
Global warming is an example of an environmental issue that is perhaps not as obviously vital to national interests as terrorism, but which--like terrorism--has the potential to affect the entire world and not just the United States.
The policies of the IMF are not only backed by the U.S. government and its allies, but also by powerful elites in low-income countries. Yet the economic case for change is overwhelming
I think its almost impossible for us in this country to conceive of what would drive people to this state of rage.
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.