Regions / Middle East & North Africa
This past eight months of bloodletting between Israelis and Palestinians is no more than an additional, exhausting chapter in a decades old conflict.
Current U.S.-UN Iraq policy has failed. A change to a more humane and practical policy by the U.S. would quickly be accepted by the UN Security Council as a whole.
Israel has no choice but to end the brutal occupation and subjugation of the Palestinian people. Not to do so clearly spells the beginning of the end of the State of Israel as it is known today, and will lead to the creation of a fanatical pariah state bu
With the diplomatic umbrella of France and the United States protecting the monarchy from its international obligations, it now appears that Baker will soon be recommending that the UN drop the idea for a plebiscite and replace it with a settlement provid
Rather than continuing to dream of a Palestine with no Palestinians, General Sharon should be having nightmares, for himself and his people, thinking about the vengeance brewing in the hearts of those who have been made homeless or have lost their mothers
Mr. Sharon has returned the Palestinian society to a culture of resistance. Soon, he will move the international community to a new culture of responsibility toward protecting Palestinian civilians and realizing a negotiated solution to the conflict based
The report on the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict by the commission led by former U.S. Senator George Mitchell is a failed effort--not for what it includes but for what it does not include.
he United States cannot hope to promote democracy around the world as long as its supports repressive rule in Egypt or anywhere else.
It will be very difficult for the United States to speak out against human rights abuses as long as it protects its allies from international criticism or scrutiny.
Just as Qadaffi has gained political mileage through portraying himself as a victim of a vengeful and hypocritical United States, there are those in the U.S. who also benefit from maintaining a hostile relationship with this petty tyrant whom Americans lo