It's a war President George W. Bush will have at any cost. But before he embarks upon it, there's a little battle he must first wage: paper over his cabinet divide, persuade a reluctant Congress, convince dithering international allies about the war against Iraq. It's true this battle's outcome won't influence his resolve to attack Iraq. But Bush knows consensus is vital for spinning this war into yet another gigantic clash between good and evil.
Russia’s war in Ukraine has disrupted Africa’s promising recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic by raising food and fuel prices, disrupting trade of goods and services, tightening the fiscal space, constraining green transitions and reducing the flow of development finance in the continent, said United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Ahunna Eziakonwa.