Regions / Middle East & North Africa

No Thank You, Mr. President

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 Quagmire

Afghanistan is beginning to look like a quagmire rather than a victory, with echoes of the confusion and uncertainty and persistent bloodshedding of Vietnam.

Bush Raises the Stakes in Iraq

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.