Posts Tagged: South Asia
As long as the U.S., China, Britain, France, Russia, and Israel have nuclear weapons, we will all live on the edge of the abyss.
Just like during the cold war, the millions of dollars slated for our new allies in the war on terrorism have more to do with promoting American geostrategic interests than with protecting U.S. territory from external threats.
Under Bush, it is becoming increasingly evident that the U.S. can cause more damage to multilateral organizations by staying in them and shaping them to its ends.
Apparently, the CIA has returned to the policy world, which calls into question the kind of dope it is willing to provide to the White House.
While governments seem blind to the ways their policies enforce hunger and impoverishment for hundreds of millions of people, others see this harsh reality with clarity.
There is reason to believe nuclear capability may make the chances of war worse in South Asia.
The Bush administration would be wise to be gentle with the fabric that binds our world together.
Congress should ensure effective public oversight of all training programs and resist President Bush's request to drop human rights considerations as a pre-condition to military aid.
Bush administration officials argue that the Indonesian army has reformed since the bad old days of two years ago and needs our help in its struggle against terrorism. They are wrong.
Charges and countercharges are flying over water allocation in the Rio Grande/R