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Saudi public leery of Bush

Bush’s visit comes at a time of deep Saudi worry over Iran’s intentions. Yet Saudi officials have urged all players in the …

It’s Not About Iran

Israel and the Bush administration place great emphasis on confronting Iran’s nuclear potential and are prepared to engage in a peace process …

60 Years of Empire

Look at 2008 symbolically! Some 60 years ago, the United States emerged as the world power. Henry Luce formally announced the arrival …

The Need For A New Face

A call to rethink U.S. foreign policy—and for a president willing to talk to friend and foe alike. A call to rethink …

The Fearful Superpower

It’s not just Bush’s fault. America is scared of the new world, and that’s no way to run a hyperpower. The Fearful …

Mr Palestine

GEORGE BUSH is not likely to be remembered by history as the saviour of the Middle East. He botched Iraq, dropped his …

Bush’s last throw against Iran

What can a superpower do if someone "threatens" it? The Pentagon warned on Monday that five small Iranian speedboats "threatened" a powerful …

Bin Laden turns heat on Saudi Arabia

Al-Jazeera’s editing of the October 22 audiotape distorted bin Laden’s message, incorrectly giving the implication that he was saying "all is lost" …

The rise of the populists

Year 2008 looks no different, with this exception: The insurgents, Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee, swept the first contests and now have …

‘Searching for Freedom’ in Saudi Arabia

Before President Bush’s Visit, Saudi Government Criticized for Locking Up Blogger. Before President Bush’s Visit, Saudi Government Criticized for Locking Up Blogger …