The Two Worlds of Abu Sayyaf

The Two Worlds of Abu Sayyaf By Sean Yom August 2001 0108sayyaf.pdf The summer has not been kind to Philippine President Gloria Arroyo. On May 27, 2001, armed members of the Muslim rebel group Abu Sayyaf raided a luxury hotel on the western island of Palawan and took...

The Gulf War: 8 Myths

The United States-led war against Iraq commenced on January 16, 1991. On this the tenth anniversary of the Gulf War, the myths that justified the war continue to be widely circulated. It is important, particularly in the light of the ongoing conflict between the...

U.S.-Iraq Conflict

Key Points The U.S. strategy toward Iraq since Desert Storm has failed, and it has no long-term potential. Economic sanctions are punishing the population but leaving the regime unscathed. UN monitoring teams have destroyed weapons stocks; the Security Council halted...