Issues / Democracy & Governance
IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus, Friends of the Congo, and Africa Faith & Justice Network held a briefing on the M23 uprising, the involvement of the Rwandan government, and ethnic tensions in Eastern DRC.
Republicans' excitement about Condi Rice may be a measure of how little they feel for Mitt Romney as presidential candidate.
Arrests and demonstrations in Sudan will coincide with the anniversary of the coup that brought Omar al-Bashir to power.
Since the uprising, Egypt's ruling class has regrouped.
The Union of South American Nations is speaking out against the ousting of President Fernando Lugo.
And what is the relationship of transnational organized crime to state power?
How did a positive concept like intervention become a dirty word?
I'd much rather that representatives of the world's nations gather on a regular basis to bore themselves to death in a conference rather than beat themselves to death in a war. Make resolutions, not war is the bumper sticker of the future.
The Indo-U.S. friendship is on the line.
The United States has a keen interest in the South China Sea standoff, but it should tread lightly.