Iraq Bombings: Foreign Policy by Catharsis

Strong support for Friday’s bombing by leading congressional Democrats will no doubt embolden the Republican administration to engage in further military actions regardless of their dangerous legal, moral, or political implications.

Colombia: Rules of the Game

If the U.S. team played soccer the way we’re engaging Colombia, we’d score minus 50 goals, the team would be billions of dollars in the red, and 10 percent of the spectators would wind up dead.

Just What Is “GUUAM” Anyway?

If there are any real effects on energy transport from the activities of the GUUAM group, then these will come through practical measures implemented in specific sectors.

Lockerbie Verdict Unlikely to Bring Change

Just as Qadaffi has gained political mileage through portraying himself as a victim of a vengeful and hypocritical United States, there are those in the U.S. who also benefit from maintaining a hostile relationship with this petty tyrant whom Americans lo

Paternal Legacies

Even other Persian Gulf countries have moderated their positions toward Saddam in light of his ostentatious and highly popular condemnation of Israel’s violent retaliation against the new Palestinian Intifada.

Latin American Policy and the Bush Administration

George W. Bush’s decision to make his first overseas trip to Mexico, in mid-February, has generated a great deal of speculation about what this could possibly mean for changes in U.S. policy toward Latin America over the next four years.