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.
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.
If Muslims are responsible for the attack on America, then Muslims as never before will be in desperate need of American protection.
Today, Israel must choose between continuing an illegal occupation and preserving the self-defined nature of the State of Israel itself.