Posts Tagged: economy
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.
A leaked document from the Pentagon at the beginning of the new year seemed to mark a milestone.
Despite an increase in promised aid to tsunami-affected countries last week, the United States' aid offering still isn't topping the list. Australia, for one, has donated much more. But the United States could make up for its somewhat meager offering by f