One week after the attack on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center, the president's national security adviser, Condoleezza Rice, told the press corps "This isn't Pearl Harbor." No! It is worse.
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 U.S. is now officially among the few countries in the world not formally committed to the fight against racism.
Ever since hijacked aircraft smashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, the White House and the Pentagon have been devising a menu of retaliatory strikes against those deemed responsible.
Global warming is an example of an environmental issue that is perhaps not as obviously vital to national interests as terrorism, but which--like terrorism--has the potential to affect the entire world and not just the United States.
I think its almost impossible for us in this country to conceive of what would drive people to this state of rage.
Today, Israel must choose between continuing an illegal occupation and preserving the self-defined nature of the State of Israel itself.
Not a shot has been fired--yet--at Afghanistan's Taliban, but the country's beleaguered population already is paying a heavy price for the ruling militia's pariah status as host to alleged terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.