Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The U.S. is not doing us any favors--it is endangering us for its own aggressive interests as a financial and military superpower.
Afghanistan is beginning to look like a quagmire rather than a victory, with echoes of the confusion and uncertainty and persistent bloodshedding of Vietnam.
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.
Sharon and Bush as war mongers
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.
There are people of good will on both sides, people not blinded by the illusion that violence solves everything.