The war in Lebanon was only the latest mirage to transfix the Middle East. To avoid catastrophe, the United States must dispense with the illusions that helped propel that war.
Food aid is one way of addressing the global problem of hunger. But where should the food come from and how should it be delivered? John Rivera of Catholic Relief Services and FPIF's Conn Hallinan square off.
How about kicking UN peacekeeping up a notch? A rapid response unit is needed now more than ever.
All sides have claimed victory in the Lebanon conflict. They're all wrong.
Talking Points for the Time-Crunched
When it comes to oil, the U.S. is bypassing democracy in Iraq.
The Pentagon claims to have built a better landmine that targets soldiers and spares civilians. These two leaders of the U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines say: Back to the drawing board.
A shaky ceasefire is in place in Lebanon. Will ambiguities doom the agreement?
Crippling Hezbollah was only the first stage in a U.S.-Israeli plan to remake the Middle East.
Prodded in part by the Bush administration, the UN withdrew from East Timor too early. After several months of violence convulsed the island nation, the UN and the United States now have a second chance to get it right.