LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Close to 3,000 American soldiers who recently arrived in Afghanistan to secure two violent provinces near Kabul ha...
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Russia can certainly help the US greatly in Afghanistan. And the price -- ending the NATO encroachment strategy -- may be an inevitable one anyway, and thus perhaps easily paid.
It appears we contemporary Americans may have switched the interpretation of "pursuit of happiness" to "pursuit of pleasure."
A day after Israel ended its assault in Gaza Strip, my family (like countless other civilians) finally returned to the ruined remnants of their former lives and homes.
In his inaugural address, President Obama called on Americans and those outside America to be citizens of the world. It was a fundamentally new approach to global citizenship.
The harming of civilians -- whether they play in school yards in Southern Israel or seek refuge in schools in Gaza -- constitutes a crime against humanity by any international standard.
Not only must we re-dedicate ourselves to King's civil rights mission along with the world peace mission, we must see the two as being so utterly linked that one cannot exist without the other.
When President Barack Obama said in his inaugural address that "We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus and non-believers", I could...
It doesn't make a difference if the U.S. president is "good for Israel". What would be "good for Israel," would be an entirely new government in Israel.
Washington, D.C. - In his final act as president, George W. Bush presented the American people with what he called an "awesome" mix tape as a partin...
The inauguration -- the coming together of people of all races, ethnicities, and social and economic statuses -- was one of the most heart happy experiences of my lifetime.
Just yards from where slaves were auctioned and on the steps of a building constructed with slave labor, an African-American took the oath of office in a peaceful passage of power.
The day after the inauguration, I will be joining religious leaders at the National Prayer Service for our new president. I will pray that this new era can change the image of religion in our country.
It was a surprise that Obama didn't mention any commitment to the world and its citizens in his victory speech and there is every chance he won't spare us a line in his inaugural address.
There is this thing called learned helplessness, and I hope that I, and this country, have not been pushed too far over the edge with chronic trauma to recover from it.
On the third Monday of January, our country sets aside a day in remembrance of the life and the work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. To remember King is to act like him.
Back then a typical Republican was to the left of the Clintons. Nixon was a transition. It took Reagan to really define the world in which we now live, in which merit is no longer of value.
Lest I be accused of "Bush Derangement Syndrome," I'm reproducing some of the most interesting answers Bush gave today, with a minimum of snarky commentary.
Relationship experts agree that building desire is fundamental, but many make the mistake of believing that becoming more physically attractive is the key to becoming more sexually desirable.
This was originally published on November 8th, 2008.
President-elect Barack Obama has captured the world's imagination. He has helped us believe that...
As the American dollar declines and bombs drop on Gaza, the likeliness of regional countries becoming drawn into the conflict are mounting.
The Bush administration demanded -- against the advice of nearly every expert in the field and the Israeli government -- that the Palestinians hold elections. They did. Hamas won.
To say things are different in America is perhaps the greatest understatement of the year. Things are different all right, good-different and bad-diff...
In his book The Post-American World, Zakaria examines what the planet will look like as America becomes only one strong power-player among many.
The dream of being a Consumer was supposed to be a one-way trip. It was the new America and there was no way out -- only the deeper dream.
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