Issues / Democracy & Governance
Relevance--or rather its opposite, irrelevance--seems to be one of the many mantras of the Bush administration with respect to the United Nations.
One would have to go to the annual convention of the John Birch Society to find as many invectives directed against the United Nations as have been spewed out in recent weeks by the Bush administration and its supporters in Congress and in the media
The former Illinois governor showed the world incontrovertible proof of Soviet efforts to place nuclear missiles in Cuba.
Powell argues for a push into Baghdad
What would God think of a government that supplies more weapons, training, and logistical support to more dictatorships and other human rights abusers than any other? If freedom and liberty are indeed the will of God, the foreign policy of the Bush admini
If the new rationale for NATO is the War on Terror, and if its Rapid Response Force is directed to territories outside the region of its member states, then NATO's transformation has serious implications for Asia.
What began as an apparent humanitarian effort has turned into another excuse for continuing a low-level war against Iraq and perhaps now even as an excuse for a full-scale invasion of that country.
The UN Security Council has been unwilling to authorize the U.S. attack on Iraq--which makes it illegal under international law.
With the country still mired in recession and polls consistently showing that the Republicans' positions on such basic policy issues as the environment and the economy are decidedly unpopular, this should have been the Democrats' year.
The U.S. is set to win Security Council support for a resolution on Iraq and is already calling it victory.