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Unless the number of arms is reduced dramatically, peace is unlikely to hold.
Critics of the war on terror—or even those who slightly question the Bush administration—may now find themselves on a list of members of a fifth column.
It's proven useful of late in Afghanistan, but Annan shouldn't expect miracles.
China is taking away Mexico's jobs, as globalization enters a fateful new stage.
Will women be included in the debate on Afghanistan's future?
The Bush administration's insistence on secrecy in the Whitey Bulger case raises some unsettling questions.
Right-wing climate-change deniers worked hand-in-glove with John Stossel to portray schoolchild as being 'scared green' on a recent ABC special.
John Stossel has a conservative stable of pundits when it come to his questionable reporting of evironmental issues.
The city of Portland is resisting calls from the Justice Department to racially profile its residents; predictably, right-wing pundits are enraged.
In the wake of losses before and after September 11, labor unions gear up for the next tough fights.
Seymore Hersh has had a string of scoops since September 11, laying bare the covert community's skulduggery. Now, though, it seems he's toeing the government's line in regard to Iran.
Food companies ship supplies to Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Michelle, in what could be the beginning of the end for the tediously long US embargo of the island country.
Recent calamitous events—9/11, the recession, Enron's collapse—haven't affected the Bush administration's aims: tax cuts, drilling and Social Security 'reform.'
The FAA, which had long ignored airlines' requests for help with unruly passengers, is now relying on those same airlines' apparent racial profiling when deciding who gets to fly.
The Department of Energy has hit upon a new idea for nuclear waste clean-up: just leave it there and declare the area a wildlife preserve. The animals won't complain.
Christmas can be a consumeristic orgy, but consider some gift-giving alternatives to improve the world.
Israel must decide if it wants a Jewish homeland in Palestine, or all of Palestine as a Jewish state.
In rebuilding Afghanistan, lessons should be learned from Turkey and Egypt when it comes to the separation of church and state.
Gorbachev represented a unique change in Soviet statesmanship; two books examine him and the end of the Cold War.
The 'Collected Poems' is an extraordinary book, says reviewer Ian Tromp.
Once confined to the closet, gays are now making headway in mainstream society.