Posts Tagged: reconstruction
George Bush's controversial decision on the World Bank Presidency
First and foremost, the Iraqi people deserve a plan.
In the six months leading up to the invasion of Iraq, the United States erupted in a display of citizen dissent not seen since the Vietnam War era.
How to deal with North Korea
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 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.