Regions / Middle East & North Africa
In the days and months ahead, the Labor party and the Israeli Left are at what could be an historical crossroad.
With the country still mired in recession and polls consistently showing that the Republicans' positions on such basic policy issues as the environment and the economy are decidedly unpopular, this should have been the Democrats' year.
The U.S. is set to win Security Council support for a resolution on Iraq and is already calling it victory.
A child could see that the Bush doctrine is divorced from reality.
Wars are waged with the bodies of the young, and they always come home.
Might makes right is a recipe for war without end, not the peace that President Bush claims to be seeking.
The United Nations Security Council's unanimous passage of an historic resolution gives UN weapons inspectors "unimpeded, unconditional, and unrestricted access" to anyone and anywhere in Iraq that their search for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) might
As Israel jumps from one self-made crisis to the next, the State of Israel itself is in an alarming condition.
An invasion of Iraq constitutes such a dramatic shift in U.S. foreign policy and involves enormous political and military risks.
The new U.S. "road map" for peace in the Middle East presented by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State William J. Burns is no more than a placebo for consumption by both Palestinians and the world community