People looking to get excited about American democracy in an election year needn't look further than the current proposals on poor country debt relief from multilateral institutions being put forward by the presidential campaigns.
September turned out to be a tragic escalation over preceding months in the multinational reach and catastrophic scale of exclusively human violence.
On the eve of the third anniversary of 9/11, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution linking Iraq to the al-Qaida attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Both Republicans and Democrats have nominated presidential and vice-presidential candidates who have supported the war from the beginning and have pledged to continue fighting it for years to come.
Since September 11, 2001, American public diplomacy has been on a communication treadmill trying to find the "right" message that will win the hearts and minds of skeptical foreign publics.
The Bush administration heralds Indonesia as the world’s largest Muslim democracy and a crucial ally in the war on terrorism.
Much has been written in support of and against Sharons planned disengagement from the Gaza Strip, to include the dismantling of the settlements in the Gaza Strip, isolated settlements in the northern part of the West Bank, and the redeployment of the Israeli army within the Gaza Strip; yet one crucially important aspect has been overlooked by most commentators: the precedent of dismantling settlements and its potentially transforming and cathartic affect on Israeli society.
America received a frightening jolt when the International Atomic Energy Agency announced that heavy-duty explosives perfectly suited for terrorist bombing attacks had gone missing from critical sites in Iraq.
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study is the most reliable estimate to date of Iraqis killed in the 18 months after the March 2003 invasion.
The pageantry of the U.S. elections over the past few weeks hid from the eyes of many Americans the massing of U.S. troops on the outskirts of Fallujah.