Michelle Ciarrocca

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Turkey: New Europe or Old?

The U.S. is offering to help Turkey become part of the "New Europe" in return for its cooperation if U.S. forces invade Iraq. Turkey has been striving to become a member of the European Union (EU) for years, but a number of hurdles remain

Too Much is Never Enough: Bush’s Military Spending Spree

Forget that the Bush administration is sending U.S. troops to train local forces in Yemen, the Philippines, and Uzbekistan, and that since September 11th the U.S. has stepped up military aid to Turkey, Pakistan, India, Jordan, and a number of countries wh

Roadmap to Unilateralist Nuclear Policy

Bush repeatedly discussed reducing the number of nuclear weapons in the U.S. arsenal to "the lowest possible number consistent with our national security" and taking these weapons off hair-trigger alert.

Mixed Signals on Missile Defense

On Saturday, July 14th the Pentagon conducted the fourth intercept test of the National Missile Defense (NMD) system.
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