The U.S. rationale for skipping the cluster bomb negotiations is truly off the wall.
On her foreign policy agenda: There's every indication that it closely parallels that of the Bush administration.
Ban Ki Moon's first six months as UN Secretary General have registered on the low decibel end of the scale.
Long before last summer's conflict, the Bush administration had been pushing Israel to launch a war on Lebanon to cripple Hezbollah.
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Contrary to the stated aspirations of Washington hawks, the Iraq War has dealt a body blow to the many Middle Eastern activists working for democracy and peace. On these grounds alone, the war has been an unmitigated disaster.
The world's strongest militaries have been raining destruction down on Afghanistan, Iraq, and Lebanon. Why has this strategy not been working?
The Bush administration's attempt to impose a new order on the Middle East more compatible with perceived U.S. strategic interests gets another setback.