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.
The Bush administration looks to Central Asia for support in Afghanistan
Did we make a monster out of Bin Laden?
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.
Instead of continuing the cycle of violence, we need to re-evaluate policies that lead to such anger and resentment.
Conflict in the Phillippines between Muslim rebels and government
President Bush and his Republican colleagues should be congratulated for their call to end our vulnerability to nuclear weapons and to reach beyond cold war policies. The key question is: how should we end this vulnerability.
The conflict in Sudan is considerably more complicated than the simple north-south, Muslim vs. Christian, Arab vs. African duality many of those now lobbying the administration present.