“As Americans now endeavor to ‘turn the page,’ we must determine whether the irrevocable past will endure like a nightmare in our efforts at world leadership or whether we will be capable of the repentance, reformation, and simple good-neighborliness that will be necessary to restore those nonmilitary aspects of our power.” More
“American citizens must look beyond the vicissitudes of military leadership to the form of ordered peace they desire their military power to bring about.” More
In the world's largest Muslim nation, says Professor Dewi Fortuna Anwar, "there seems to be a greater willingness both to be openly religious and to be modern and educated at the same."
The new governing council in Iraq met this week, a first step toward creating a constitution and holding elections. The council includes representatives of all the country’s major religious and regional groups. But on the ground, U.S. forces continue to take casualties almost every day. More
Read more of Bob Abernethy's October 29, 1999 interview with former president Jimmy Carter.