Is Washington in Unilateralist Overdrive

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President Bush has repeated his ominous warning to Saddam Hussein that a pre-emptive strike of Iraq by the US is possible in the interests of this country and "our friends and allies." But how do those "friends and allies" feel? Is the world's only superpower becoming an arrogant bully, or is it obliged to pursue and defend its own interests despite what others may think? As President Bush issues new threats to Iraq, we speak with European and Arab journalists, a public policy analyst, and former Republican Party spokesman Cliff May about the risks and benefits of what critics call America's "unilateral" foreign policy.
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Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2001 (HR 2356)


al Quds al Arabi (in Arabic)

Foundation for the Defense of Democracies

Le Monde (in French)

New America Foundation

The New Geography

US Census 2000



Warren Olney