Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Despite the presence of U.S. troops in the center of Baghdad, does the world remain powerless to stop the ongoing invasion?
As the U.S. army occupies Baghdad, the peace movement is faced with a series of strategic challenges, challenges we must face openly, and challenges for which there are no easy answers.
With Baghdad having fallen and the territorial consolidation of Iraq near at hand, discussion of the postwar period has intensified dramatically.
So much for a world united behind the War on Terror.
ere has been a real fear in recent months that the right-wing government of Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon might take advantage of the international focus on the U.S. invasion of Iraq to increase its repression in the occupied Palestinian territories
The reality is that no matter how brutal a dictator may be, people tend to defend their homeland against foreign invaders.
As the Bush administration abandoned the psychology of diplomacy and war with Iraq became certain, the U.S. public was repeatedly assured that the battle plan would produce rosy results
Europe has witnessed an unprecedented political attack on the authority of the United Nations, committed by a clan that--in the opinion of a predominant majority of Europeans--occupies the White House illegally.
After failing to obtain authorization for war from the UN Security Council, the Bush Administration has scrambled to assemble a so-called "Coalition of the Willing" to lend the military action against Iraq the illusion of genuine multilateralism and legitimacy.
How can Bush achieve success in Iraq?