Issues / Environment
At a time when the petropolitics of the Bush administration seem to reign supreme, the rights of peoples affected by the global hunt for oil have received an important boost.
Slouching Toward Johannesburg: U.S. is a Long Way from Sustainability
The United Nations will hold the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), an international conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, ostensibly to create a new model of sustainable development that integrates economic development, social justice, a
Charges and countercharges are flying over water allocation in the Rio Grande/R
In a tricky maneuver, President Bush managed to sound like he was advocating reducing emissions when he stated that his voluntary goal is to reduce greenhouse gas "intensity" by 18 percent.
If Americans needed any reminding how, during the cold war, U.S. policymakers subordinated Wilsonian principles of self-determination to the larger anticommunist struggle, they should read several secret U.S. documents surrounding Indonesia's invasion of
Will the Bush administration retreat from hardline unilateralism when it comes to aid for Argentina?
Analyzing the Kyoto Protocol, part of FPIF's series of discussion papers addressing contentious issues in global affairs.
It might be time for Israel to confess to its true intentions in the Palestinian territories.
The U.S government's announced intention to broaden the war on terrorism beyond Afghanistan has triggered growing concern that other important U.S. foreign policy goals and principles will be subordinated in the process.