Posts Tagged: reconstruction
For 50 years, aside from the occasional defector, it was impossible to cross the demilitarized zone dividing the Korean Peninsula.
As the president often mentions, freedom, democracy and peace often demand heavy sacrifices. But plans to build new bases jeopardize these ideals.
Here's a radical yet rational proposal for next year: spend the $225 billion slated for highways instead on mass transit, high-speed intercity rail, and alternative fuels and energy-efficient vehicles. That revolutionary move would serve the nation's best
If Bolton does not step aside, moderate Republicans should weigh the wise words of their predecessors and vote him down.
Open-ended deployment in Iraq is bad news for the brave soldiers fighting the war and their families at home.
The 9/11 Commission thought long, broadly and productively about increasing U.S. security. One of their main contributions was to expand conventional notions of the tools necessary to do the job.
One of the consequences of this war is to cut investment in our future. It's time to start thinking of how to shut down this failed adventure.
U.S. policy must be sensitive to the real needs faced by its neighbors to the South.
From that day to this, governments that torture have justified what they do, saying What we have done is only what we had to do.
Today we would do well to remember Romero as an example of moral courage in a time of war. But his story is also significant because El Salvador has repeatedly been used by the current Bush administration as a parallel for the situation in Iraq.