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.
A wise U.S. foreign policy would be one that is sensitive to Ukraineâs function as a bridge between Russia and the Western military alliance.
Bushs stated top priority on trade is to guide new language through the U.S. Congress to grant the administration authority to negotiate new trade agreements with other nations under the so-called fast track rules under which Congress simply votes yes
U.S. defense contractors were full participants in the last election cycle
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