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As the U.S. Senate begins debating the new nuclear agreement with India, far too little attention is being paid to the regional security implications of the deal.
The White House has to be concerned about the potential election of another Latin American government allied to the likes of Hugo Chávez and Evo Morales, overtly challenging the flagging war on drugs, and highly critical of neoliberal, free market economic policies. Eying the runoff against Alan García Pérez, Ollanta Humala Tasso has softened his rhetoric in recent days; but to be successful in the May round of elections, he must retain the support of the core constituency that propelled him to victory in April.
If the U.S. attacks Iran - with nuclear or "conventional" bombs - it is virtually certain that Iranian retaliation will be swift and lethal.
The American people should question both the morality and the policy implications of what a permanent U.S. military presence brings to Iraq.
The concept of "dual allegiance" is inconsistent with the moral foundation of American democracy.
Seeing Taylor in handcuffs has given great hope to victims of dictators the world over.
Can progressives in good conscience demand increased international aid under Randall Tobias, Bush's pick for director of foreign assistance? Not likely.
A leading expert on international trade and finance policy exposes the Bush Administration's radical economic agenda for global domination, which she says will create the greatest level of violent opposition to America and Americans in recent history.
The African political landscape is being reshaped by women, generating hope for the future of the continent and raising the bar for democracy worldwide.
In 2006, as concern grows over the most pressing security threats, from HIV/AIDS and the bird flu to the ongoing genocide in Darfur, the U.S. will face increasing demands to adapt its Africa policy to address these contemporary challenges.