With Baghdad having fallen and the territorial consolidation of Iraq near at hand, discussion of the postwar period has intensified dramatically.
UFPJ Talking Points #7: It threatens our Constitution, isolates our country, threatens Americans, and will be devastating for Iraq and Iraqis.
UFPJ Talking Points #6: The US has abandoned diplomacy in favor of choosing an elective war.
We can do all the things that need to be done within the defense budget without increasing spending, thus relieving pressure on other federal initiatives, provided that we are willing to make the necessary choices.
In 2003 U.S. policy toward Africa will be driven almost exclusively by geopolitical considerations related to Washington's war plans against Iraq, and by its geostrategic interests in African oil.
The internationally supported reconstruction and nation-building effort in Afghanistan can boast many successes in the period since the Taliban's collapse in November 2001.
UFPJ Talking Points #5: Colin Powell's presentation at the UN Security Council on Wednesday is likely to be strong on quantity and weak on quality.
U.S. prepares for potential use of force against North Korea, its commitment to full diplomatic engagement would reassure Asian allies of the U.S. desire to solve the Korean crisis short of military action.
UFPJ Talking Points #4: We must maintain unrelenting pressure on the basis of "the world says 'NO' to war."
UFPJ Talking Points #3: Despite the very dangerous troop build-up in the region, we still have the capacity to stop the Iraq war.