Issues / War & Peace
The Bush administration looks to Central Asia for support in Afghanistan
Did we make a monster out of Bin Laden?
It would be premature at this point for anyone to come forward with a grand blueprint for America's future defense posture.
Whatever turn events take from here onward, the Pakistani state and society is bracing for a troubling time ahead.
Instead of continuing the cycle of violence, we need to re-evaluate policies that lead to such anger and resentment.
If Muslims are responsible for the attack on America, then Muslims as never before will be in desperate need of American protection.
It appears that foreign governments will be rewarded or punished by whether or not they become part of the U.S.-led war against terrorism.
The signing of the Ohrid "framework document" will provide legitimacy to the occupation of Macedonia by NATO troops and the militarization of the entire Balkans region.
Hardly a week goes by that the United States declines to sign a world treaty on security or the global environment-or threatens to withdraw from one it has already signed.
In pandering to the gun lobby, the Bush administration showed what little regard it has for strengthening international efforts to deal with trafficking in small arms.