Posts Tagged: defense
American defense plans fail to engage with the reality of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
It's essential that lawmakers and members of the public question the Pentagon's justifications -- and reject proposals that would have the effect of triggering a new Cold War, one with the People's Republic of China.
Trying to beat the Republicans at their own game--fear-mongering in the service of ever higher military budgets--is a losing proposition.
President George W. Bush's nationally broadcast speech Sunday evening once again was designed to mislead Congress and the American public into supporting his administration's policies in Iraq.
Many see self-interest behind U.S. claims to be upholding high moral principles, and they also see hypocrisy in the U.S. government's reluctance to be bound by the same instruments it is so ready to apply to others.
Even other Persian Gulf countries have moderated their positions toward Saddam in light of his ostentatious and highly popular condemnation of Israel's violent retaliation against the new Palestinian Intifada.
While Latin America may be off the maps of key political pundits, the Bush administration faces immediate and extremely important policy challenges that will shape U.S.-Latin American relations over the course of President Bush's tenure in the White House
Will Africa be âoff the agendaâ of a Bush administration?
A dangerous blind spot in the incoming administrations view of Russian affairs is its inadequate understanding of the significance of the newly independent states.
George W. Bushs decision to make his first overseas trip to Mexico, in mid-February, has generated a great deal of speculation about what this could possibly mean for changes in U.S. policy toward Latin America over the next four years.