U.S. Is seen Losing Its Moral Authority

America’s global moral leadership has been harmed by the Patriot Act, the war in Iraq, detentions in Guantánamo Bay, and the Abu Ghraib prison scandal
Thomas Fuller
July 5, 2004

The Meat Politics is Made Of

Are Sudanese beef exporters poised to grab a larger bite of the Egyptian market?
Gamal Nkrumah
July 9, 2004

Breaking for the Border

Iraq asks its neighbors to clamp down on cross-border flows of foreign fighters and aid if they wish for Iraqi and regional stability
Salah Hemeid
July 16, 2004

Handover Advanced but Problems Remain

Official Iraqi sovereignty isn't panacea for ground-level woes
Paul Reynolds
June 28, 2004

Can of Worms?

With a former prison warden now head of Al-Qaeda in Saudi Arabia, fears abound that the security apparatus has been infiltrated by Islamic militants
Gamal Nkrumah
June 25, 2004