Archive for September, 2006

Integrating International Policy

Following the fifth anniversary of September 11, life is scarier than ever. After a brief show of world solidarity for peace, the forces of division and violence have resumed “business as usual.” Today, the global political climate is even worse than it was on September 12, 2001. We are witnessing record-high levels of anti- Americanism, no sign of calm in Iraq, and a resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan. To compound these woes, more terrorist groups subscribing to al-Qaeda’s ideology and tactics are crawling out of the woodwork.