Regions / Middle East & North Africa
One thing to keep in mind about the current push for peace between Israelis and Palestinians is that Ariel Sharon is one of the most consistent political figures in the Middle East, and he keeps his word.
In fact, with each passing day, it is becoming more painfully obvious that the main categorical accusations against the regime of Saddam Hussein used by U.S. President George W. Bush and other senior administration officials to justify the war on Iraq sim
According to a poll released early last week by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press ( http://people-press.org/ ), America's image has become "dangerously" negative throughout the Arab and Muslim world.
Congress is set to give the Pentagon more than $400 billion to spend on war preparations and now, it seems, on the "non-wars."
The aftermath of the Iraq War has shown us that good soldiers are not always good cops.
Arguments over what the administration knew about weapons of mass destruction and when it knew it--to paraphrase the famous Watergate questions--are now claiming the limelight, to the administration's clear discomfort.
To be successful, humanitarian organizations providing aid to Iraq must struggle to establish a humanitarian/reconstruction agenda with some degree of autonomy from military occupation plans.
Responding to the U.S. request to send troops to occupied, post-war Iraq, India's army is going full steam ahead with preparations for possible deployment.
The Bush administration seems headed toward committing the same mistakes of its Vietnam-era predecessors--plus a number of its own.
It had to admit that it was in fact an Occupying power.