India’s political leaders’ responses to the U.S.-led war in Iraq are notable for what they say about the country’s willingness to sacrifice traditional concerns regarding nonalignment and international law for the opportunity to raise its profile and powe
The war in Iraq has highlighted how reporting on casualties during an armed conflict is a sensitive issue.
While a strong majority of the U.S. public is rallying behind President George W. Bush’s invasion of Iraq, they also support the United Nations Security Council and back multilateral diplomacy rather than unilateral U.S. action, according to a major poll
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.
With the war launched in Iraq, the Bush administration appears to be laying the groundwork for its next move: an attack on North Korea.
How can Bush achieve success in Iraq?
While Bush has moved U.S. soldiers around the world, invented new strategic doctrines, created a whole new cabinet agency, and driven a federal budget that was comfortably in the black just two years ago into a $300 billion, going on $400 billion, hole th
Neither logic nor legality premit the Iraqi “coalition” to enforce UN Security Council decisions. And yet, they feel a need to do just that.
The success of peace-building activities in Afghanistan is dependent on the existence of a robust and durable commitment by the international community.
It was only in the 1990s that Qaddafi began to change his ways. A combination of bilateral U.S. sanctions, quiet diplomacy, and a multilateral UN sanctions regime played a major role in the shift in Libyan foreign policy.
The cacophony of the coming war threatens to drown out any reflective debate on President Bush’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2004.