President Bush is currently being assailed from all sides for his Middle East foreign policy.
In a speech marking the 6-month anniversary of September 11th, President George Bush envisioned a “peaceful world beyond terror” where “disputes can be settled within the bounds of reason and good will and mutual security.”
The Powell mission, whatever fig leaf it produces, has shown that the United States is unable or unwilling to impose peace. The only solution is for the whole world to join together and force the two sides to back off.
Not since the dawn of the nuclear age at the end of World War II has the danger of nuclear war been greater.
Not only has Sharon’s war on Arafat unified the Arab world in ways not seen in decades, it has also had the effect of undermining the legal basis for the continuing sanctions and U.S. bombing of Iraqi targets.
The security of Israelis and Palestinians is intertwined
Israelis and Palestinians desperately need the awakening of the international community’s public opinion and a reversal in the global attitude.
At the UN and elsewhere, the U.S. has mounted a campaign to purge international civil servants judged to be out of step with Washington in the war on terrorism and its insistence that the U.S. have the last word in all global governance issues.
Clarifying ISAF’s role in Kabul and elsewhere would strengthen the interim government’s ability to respond to security issues.
The American empire wants to make neo-liberal globalization a reality. All those opposed to that should be aware that the U.S. will fight them.
Today, Ariel Sharon and his government are creating a third wave of Palestinian refugees by attacking those very same refugees who, decades ago, fled for their lives and have been living under illegal Israeli occupation ever since.
Few events in Africa in recent years have so excited world opinion as has the downward spiral of Zimbabwe under President Robert Mugabe and the years of chaos and terror under his rule.
Uzbekistan has emerged as a key strategic partner to the United States after September 11, not only due to its frontier with Afghanistan.
A powerful group of neo-conservatives is launching a new public relations campaign in support of President George W. Bush’s war on terrorism.
The events of 9-11 have permitted the Bush administration to paint U.S. foreign policy as a matter of black and white choices.