Posts Tagged: reconstruction
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
We can do all the things that need to be done within the defense budget without increasing spending, thus relieving pressure on other federal initiatives, provided that we are willing to make the necessary choices.