Issues / War & Peace
Chávez assumed the presidency of Venezuela in 1998 at the head of what he called a Bolivarian Revolution.
In the event of a U.S. invasion of Iraq, a lack of regional support would have more than just political implications.
There is reason to believe nuclear capability may make the chances of war worse in 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.
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.
With recent developments in U.S. nuclear weapons policy, the Bush administration has set an agenda that flagrantly ignores international law.
The United States' actions speak louder than words for Indian and Pakistani leaders.
As small Central Asian countries have struck military alliances with the United States, their leaders have asserted their own power more aggressively.
A year and one-half into his tenure and on the brink of pushing the military budget over $400 billion per year, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has finally decided to cancel a major weapons program in the name of military "transformation."