Posts Tagged: economy
Given that by tradition, the U.S. picks the World Bank president, this is a golden opportunity to help mend some fences and improve the nation's standing internationally at a time when U.S. popularity is suffering
Continuing to fund these big-ticket systems is one reason the Army is still scrambling to provide adequate body armor and well-protected Humvees to our troops in Iraq.
While the administration and Congress begin to reduce unnecessary weapons programs, they must pay equal attention to investing in the non-military tools that are critical to our security.
The Bush administration cannot be permitted to declare a war for "Iraqi freedom" and respond with an economic invasion that turns Iraq into a U.S. corporate grab bag.
The occupation's defenders reject the parallel between Iraq and Vietnam
The elections in Iraq are shaping up to be another "Bring 'em on" moment.
Elections in Iraq are only days away, and it's clear that Iraq's voters aren't ready for them.
Is the United States the good St. Nicholas or an Ebenezer Scrooge?
Most Americans hold these truths to be self-evident: Torture is wrong; attacking another country that hasn't attacked you is wrong; occupying another country with your army and imposing your will on its people is wrong.
In the aftermath of 9-11, President Bush told the world you are either "with us or against us." He then offered a far-reaching moral vision for the Middle East with democracy as the core ingredient.