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Stories by Jim Lobe
Jim Lobe is the Washington bureau chief for Inter Press Service.
Fighting the Wrong War
Posted on: Jul 10, 2005, Source: Asia Times
Whether Thursday's bombings in London will erode public support for Bush remains to be seen. But growing pessimism about the Iraq war makes him more vulnerable than ever.
Posted on: Mar 7, 2005, Source: Inter Press Service
John Bolton is a man best known for sabotaging international treaties and alienating entire nations. That's why he's been picked to be our ambassador to the United Nations.
Posted on: Jan 31, 2005, Source: TomPaine.com
The departure of undersecretary of defense – and hardliner – Doug Feith suggests that the administration is shedding its more radical edges. Is neocon influence waning?
Osama! Saddam! Santa!
Posted on: Dec 23, 2004, Source: AlterNet
Add to Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein another bearded, remote-dwelling evildoer President Bush intends to rout from his habitat: Santa Claus.
The Neoconservative Wish List
Posted on: Nov 11, 2004, Source: TomPaine.com
The architects of Bush's foreign policy have a new 'checklist' of tasks for the Bush second term. It includes taking on not only the 'axis of evil,' but also 'Old Europe' and China.
The World According to a Bush Voter
Posted on: Oct 21, 2004, Source: AlterNet
A new survey reveals that Bush supporters choose to keep faith in their leader than face reality.
Posted on: Oct 13, 2004, Source: AlterNet
An open letter signed by leading U.S. national security specialists describes the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq as the gravest foreign policy error since the Vietnam War.
Americans Say No to Unilateralism
Posted on: Sep 29, 2004, Source: AlterNet
A new survey shows that a majority of Americans are firmly opposed to the core elements of the Bush administration's foreign policy, be it unilateralism or preemptive warfare.
Mendacity Under Fire
Posted on: Jun 21, 2004, Source: deleted
Contrary to all evidence, President Bush insists that there was a relationship between Saddam Hussein and Al Qaeda simply because he says so, over and over again.
Teetering on the Brink
Posted on: May 2, 2004, Source: Inter Press Service
The neoconservative hawks' fall from grace comes too late, with the nation already mired in a war that it cannot win or end.
Madrid 2004 = Munich 1938?
Posted on: Mar 22, 2004, Source: Inter Press Service
Rightwing hawks view the Spaniards' decision to vote out Jose Maria Aznar as equivalent to appeasing Hitler.
Bush Lies Uncovered
Posted on: Feb 22, 2004, Source: deleted
Two key players in the White House's campaign to invade Iraq expose the real reasons for the war.
The Short End of the Stick
Posted on: Feb 18, 2004, Source: OneWorld.net
A disturbing case forces the U.S. to consider granting political asylum to battered women.
Dear Mr. Prosecutor
Posted on: Feb 16, 2004, Source: AlterNet
If the Justice Department wants to know who leaked Valerie Plame's identity, all they have to do is talk to a longtime Republican operative named Clifford May.
Neocons Investigate Themselves
Posted on: Feb 7, 2004, Source: Inter Press Service
The president has picked a notorious GOP operative with close ties to the pro-war lobby to co-chair the WMD commission.
Will Dubya Dump Dick?
Posted on: Jan 27, 2004, Source: deleted
Moderate Republicans have started a secret campaign to take the vice president off the Republican ticket in 2004.
New WMD Report Slams Bush White House
Posted on: Jan 8, 2004, Source: deleted
A report authored by a leading think-tank represents the most serious blow thus far to the administration's case for war.
Television's Myopic Global Eye
Posted on: Jan 5, 2004, Source: Inter Press Service
In 2003, network news was too busy focusing on Iraq to notice the millions of people who died in crises around the world.
Future Uncertain as Saddam Unearthed
Posted on: Dec 13, 2003, Source: deleted
Iraq experts differ on whether Hussein's capture will embolden the Shiites, dampen the insurgency, or have little effect at all.
Bush's Iraq Policy: A Quagmire of Confusion
Posted on: Dec 11, 2003, Source: AlterNet
The administration's move to blacklist the very same countries it is asking to forgive Iraq's debt is not a sign of arrogance but hopelessly muddled decision-making.
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