Issues / Democracy & Governance
For those who see George W. Bush as a dummy, the question is, who are his ventriloquists?
As in 1989, it was not the military prowess of the western alliance bringing freedom to an Eastern European country, but the power of nonviolent action by the subjugated peoples themselves.
Despite years of UN-bashing in Washington, the global organization remains one of the most popular institutions among U.S. voters.
The problem with Clinton's view of Jerusalem is ultimately not a bias towards Israel, but a direct challenge to the authority of the United Nations and some of the most basic tenets of international law.
It is unfortunate that the first major post-Seattle legislative battle is over China and the WTO
Sustainable development a framework for reconciling key international goals, and it applies to national actions as well.
Nobody needs to go hungryeach person that does is the victim of conscious policy choices and policy failures.
After a worldwide removal of regulatory constraints, market forces have assumed a dominant role in the international financial system.
President Bill Clinton's visit to NATO allies Greece and Turkey is raising new questions about the ongoing strategic relationship the United States has with these two historic rivals
For most of the worlds poorest countries, multilateral debt looms larger than other debts because of the IFIs status as "preferred creditors," as providers of core development and balance-of-payment loans.