Howard LaFranchi, The Christian Science Monitor's war correspondent, weighs in on the situation in Iraq and on common misperceptions about the press.
The idea of a
world without Western influence
is gaining more traction. Steven Weber spoke on the subject at The National Interest, inspiring further debate featu
Latin Americans have mixed feelings about their northern neighbor. Unfortunately, restoring U.S. credibility in the region is not going to be easy, says Julia Sweig.
President Bush’s recently announced plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process fails to accord with Middle Eastern realities.
Russia, like other resource-rich countries, is changing the rules of the great energy game.
A renewed diplomatic effort and "fresh ideas" are necessary to break the Security Council stalemate on Kosovo, says the Greek ambassador to the United States.
The issues of military reform and emigration loom large in the EU’s negotiations with Turkey.
The UN-backed plan that calls for Kosovo’s independence should be scrapped, say Nikolas Gvosdev and Andrew Parasiliti.
Could the integration of Europe’s Muslims into mainstream society slow the rise of Islamic radicalism?
Can the stalled Israel-Palestinian peace process move forward?
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