Colin Powell left office with the jeers of his liberal friends and admirers ringing in his ears. In an unusually vicious New York Times editorial titled “Good Soldier Powell,” the retiring secretary of state was told that he would be remembered solely for having given false information to the U.N. Security Council…more
C’est la politique étrangère qui a fait le résultat de la présidentielle américaine. Les adversaires de Bush l’ont sévèrement critiqué pour sa gestion de l’après-guerre en Irak. Mais ils ont eu tort de l’accuser de s’acharner à mener la politique qu’il suit depuis trois ans, puisqu’il ne reconnaît aucune erreur et n’accepte aucun conseil qui […]
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (UPI) — Three unusual events are scheduled to take place this week that could, if all proceeds according to plan, go a very long way to resolving the ugly tensions that have developed between the Bush administration and its European allies….more
By Michael Howard Introduction At the start of this new century, the world was rocked by the terrible events of 9/11. They ushered in a new age in foreign policy which will continue for many years to come. On that day international terrorism became the greatest threat to our way of life.
The transatlantic partnership is at risk. For the first time since the United States of America assumed, on behalf of the West, a leadership it had earned the old-fashioned way, many of its European allies do not recognize the threat identified by the United States, do not condone the methods used to defeat that threat, […]