Issues / Environment
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
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.
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.
The U.S. first, and subsequently the EU, have adopted the Israeli view that the core of the problem is Yasir Arafat.
Now that fast track has been approved, pro-free trade analysts would no doubt like to begin ringing the death knell of the opposition forces. To the contrary, there are several reasons why this vote is only a small setback in the fight against corporate g
There has been increasing attention on Yemen as the possible next major focus in the U.S. campaign against terrorism.
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.