The Project for the New American Century intends, through issue briefs, research papers, advocacy journalism, conferences, and seminars, to explain what American world leadership entails. It will also strive to rally support for a vigorous and principled policy of American international involvement and to stimulate useful public debate on foreign and defense policy and America's role in the world.
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Excerpt: It now seems fairly certain that some time in the next few weeks the Clinton administration will have to strike Iraq. There really are no acceptable alternatives. Saddam?s recent demand for the expulsion of the U. N. weapons inspectors and for the removal of Richard Butler as head of the inspections regime is mostly a ploy to buy time. Saddam would, of course, like to force the United States and the U.N. to agree to further dilution of the already badly compromised inspection effort.
Excerpt: Mr. President, bombing alone will not stop Slobodan Milosevic?s campaign of murder, rape, plunder and forced deportation.
Excerpt: One wonders how Texas Gov.
Excerpt: There is no uncertainty about Kosovo.
Excerpt: Only strong action and sustained U.S. leadership can address the largest security crisis in Europe today.
Excerpt: Stopping the carnage in Kosovo is essential and requires decisive action by the west.
Excerpt: The pompous dictator of beleaguered Belarus must be feeling awfully lonely.
Excerpt: It is too early to claim victory in Belgrade.
Excerpt: Opponents of the deployment ignoring the recent progress have once again declared the Bosnia policy mission impossible.
Excerpt: Slobodan Milosevic?s capitulation to U.S. and NATO demands represents a triumph for American power and principle, for the U.S.-led alliance, for President Clinton, and for the small but stalwart group of Republicans, led by John McCain, who supported the war from beginning to end. Assuming that Serbia complies with the terms of the agreement, which appears likely, this victory may prove to be the most important U.S. foreign policy achievement since the Gulf War....
Excerpt: To Young Bill Bradley, the world could be a very scary place. ?I remember when I was about 9 or 10 years old I designed my own bomb shelter,? he recalled at the opening of his foreign policy performance piece at Tufts University last week. ?In that bomb shelter I identified where I was going to put my cot, where I was going to put my favorite books and where I was going to put my basketball.?
Introduction: Our Terms of Reference. On 3 February 2004, the Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary announced in the House of Commons: My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister has decided to establish a committee to review intelligence on weapons of mass destruction. This committee will be composed of Privy Counselors. It will have the following terms of reference: to investigate the intelligence coverage available in respect of WMD programmes in countries of concern and on ...
Excerpt: China may some day become a responsible member of international community but that isn't inevitable.
Excerpt: In the last decade china has been the fastest emerging power in the world chiefly by virtue of its economic growth.
Excerpt: In the wake of news of improper technology transfers to china the Clinton administration has just reversed itself on a major export deal with that country.
Excerpt: A few day ago china and Taiwan resumed negotiations the first time in three years.
Excerpt: Having fought of all challenges on trade proliferation and human rights issues the Clinton administration is firmly in control of U.S.
Excerpt: Why does the Chinese premier rush to announce that President Bush will visit Beijing next fall - even before the White House is ready to make the news public? Why do senior Chinese officials suddenly declare, after months of railing against Bush?s plans to build a missile defense system, that maybe the two sides can get together and talk about it after all? And why is China?s vice premier, Qian Qichen, in town this week, self-invited and all smiles? The very sim...
Excerpt: The standoff with China over the fate of a navy EP-3 reconnaissance plane presents George W. Bush with the first genuine foreign policy test of his presidency.
Excerpt: The profound national humiliation that President Bush has brought upon the United States may be forgotten temporarily when the American aircrew, held captive in China as this magazine goes to press, return home. But when we finish celebrating, it will be time to assess the damage done, and the dangers invited, by the administration?s behavior. To begin such an assessment, we need to review what has happened.