When Tony Blair rose to address a packed House of Commons on Saddam
Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, Albert Finney had just won an
Emmy for his performance as Winston Churchill in The
The arrangements are in place. What's missing is any sense they could go awry.
"There are people in this city that believe that the military campaign
against Iraq will not be difficult, especially because of the enormous
advances in technology and the willingness of some
The war with Iraq is part of a larger plan for global military
A few months ago, novelist Alan Furst, in one of those New York
Times "Writers on Writing" pieces, told how, on a magazine
assignment to the Soviet Union back in 1983, he suddenly discov
President Bush's recently announced strategic global doctrine, which for the first time justifies a preemptive US strike against any regime thought to possess weapons of mass destruction, makes a
So now it's official.
On the eve of the October 2002 vote to authorize the overthrow the government of Iraq by military force, a plea to members of Congress to reject Bush's pre-emptive war went unheeded.
One year later, September 11 has certainly lived up to the early claim
of being a transformative moment, at least for Americans.
We're trying to survey all the many good ideas being tried outside the range of the Beltway pundits. So tell us about any local, state or municipal initiative in your area that you're excited about and think is worth emulating nationally.