Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Afghanistan is beginning to look like a quagmire rather than a victory, with echoes of the confusion and uncertainty and persistent bloodshedding of Vietnam.
If we start this war with Iraq, we will be endangering our economic health.
Do UNESCO membership and a shift in attitude toward Iran signal a change of heart for the U.S. government?
How much is the Bush administrations push for war with Iraq motivated by its desire to gain control of Iraqs oil fields?
Despite growing opposition, the Bush administration is pushing for a U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Washington's Republicans Duke it out
Seven Reasons to Oppose a U.S. Invasion of Iraq
The U.S. Congress and the White House have chosen the latter course.
The Bush administration is undermining the logic of deterrence--previously used to make weapons of mass destruction unthinkable in wartime due to certain retaliation--and making the use of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction all the more likely.
For America's allies, the new Bush Doctrine of attacking people before they attack us, known as "first strike," is another example of a bull-in-a-china shop approach to world affairs.