The bloody end to the hostage crisis in Beslan resulted in unfathomable human suffering.
Hussein's trial is shaping up as just US theatrics.
You can set your watch by it.
Foreign policy is that rare field in which essay-writing matters.
Perhaps the most important question--for present policy-makers as well as historians--posed by the presidency of Ronald Reagan is what role he played in ending the cold war.
The former dictator is back where he belongs.
Three decades ago Winston Churchill's grandson asked Ariel Sharon how
Israel should deal with the Palestinians. "We'll make a pastrami
sandwich out of them," he replied.
For a man who destroyed his country and wrecked or stole hundreds of thousands of lives, Slobodan Milosevic is an oddly colorless villain.
The capture of Saddam Hussein has raised the question of how best to hold him accountable for the horrendous human rights violations committed by his regime.
A confession is, by definition, a declaration of guilt.