It's tragic that India and Pakistan are almost constantly in a state of animosity and are now facing off against each other with nuclear weapons. It's also ironic, since both countries can claim pacifist pioneers.
Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan may finally get serious in his fight against Al Qaeda and other religious extremists in his country—the key word here being “may.”
You know that things aren’t going well in Afghanistan when NATO and its Afghan allies kill more civilians than the Taliban.
A 1965 nuclear-powered sensor is still unaccounted for--25,000 feet up the mountains that feed the Ganges
The Iraqi Kurds are perhaps the only friends of the United States in Iraq. So now you have Turkey, a really close U.S. ally, taking them on. Could the Bush Administration have created a bigger mess?
A promising pipeline project linking Iran with India and Pakistan is imperiled, thanks to Washington.
Blair showed a repeated penchant for being less than straightforward with the public.
After years of pigheadedness, the Bush folks may have finally realized that there is no other way out from the conundrum they have created for themselves in Iraq than to engage other countries in the region.
His finest moment was when he stood up on a tank in 1991 in front of the Russian parliament to rally resistance to the attempted coup by Communist Party hardliners. Two years later, however, he ordered tanks to bombard the very same building to bludgeon the parliament into submission, killing nearly 200.
The ethical complications for Wolfowitz don’t stop with Riza.
Mugabe relishes international opprobrium because that gives him a chance to pose as an anti-imperialist.
Musharraf has played a double game with the United States since 9/11. . . . That Musharraf is the only thing standing between his country and Islamic radicalism is a myth fostered by the general.
The recent denial of an American visa to a Saudi filmmaker reveals how State Department highhandedness is harming U.S.-Middle East relations.