Nicholas F. Benton Dwarfing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld’s struggle with linguistics in an attempt to cloak the reality of civil war in Iraq, the current monstrous obscenity taking place in Lebanon now raises questions about the use of this word, “terrorist.” We can’t help, also, but to wonder how […]
WASHINGTON — The political fate of Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman will be on the line in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in Connecticut, an election that has become a referendum on the war in Iraq.
The Bush administration still has its eye on military action against Iran, and is holding out for the impact of its policy in decades ahead.
A vacation I took in 2003 serves as the best argument for using a digital camera instead of film.
The guns began early. By mid-July, Israel and her various adversaries were locked in combat with bombs falling, rockets flying, reserves mobilizing and casualties mounting. As the fighting increased, observers noted the similarities between the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand in 1914 and the provocative abduction of two Israeli soldiers by […]
Poet and author Pam Brown once said, “A horse is the projection of people’s dreams about themselves – strong, powerful, and beautiful – and it has the capability of giving us an escape from our mundane existence.” Ms. Brown’s words, I believe, are an accurate assessment of why so many […]
Heads up, Israel. This is a set-up. The Bush administration fully intends to exploit the current escalating violence between Israel and the Hezbollah to advance its agenda for the entire region. The goal of the U.S. policy is not the defense of Israel. In fact, it could well involve the […]
WASHINGTON — The nomination of John Bolton as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is coming before the Senate again.