Posts Tagged: Jakarta
In a world dominated by military "solutions" to obdurate problems, even the muted vote for diplomacy represented by the upcoming Six-Party Talks should be cause for celebration.
The Bush administration seems to be applying its "for us or against us" anti-terrorism formula to trade policy.
On Aug. 14 and 15, the 56th anniversary of the independence of Pakistan and India from British colonial rule, it is a sad commentary on the political condition of South Asia that even though the region has been independent for over half a century, it is s
Despite the highly controversial White House decision to keep details about the possible Saudi connection classified, the report highlights the need to resolve longstanding contradictions in the relationship. Saudi Arabia has been a close ally, friend, an
After the occupation of Iraq, the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush appears to be torn between moving from Baghdad on to Tehran, or refocusing on al Qaeda as the main target in the "war on terrorism."
The growing credibility crisis of the Bush administration with respect to Iraq, as well as the ongoing crisis on the ground in Iraq, provides us with new opportunities.
It is becoming increasingly apparent that the intelligence cited by President Bush regarding Iraqi military capabilities in the months leading up to the U.S. invasion of Iraq was neither good, nor solid, nor sound.
Bush and Blair may go up in electoral smoke together in the next year, loyal unto this last.
U.S. President George W. Bush's administration is using the issue of nuclear weapons of mass destruction as a political and economic football, fabricating non-existent threats while turning a blind eye to real ones.
Contemporary leaders, like those of yore, ought to heed warnings to discount heady advice brought by people with their own agendas.