Issues / Democracy & Governance
When the Cold War ended, many believed there would be a peace dividend, nuclear disarmament, and dismantling of the war machine with industrial conversion to peaceful technology. Instead, we've witnessed the aggressive expansion of NATO, to include the former Soviet Republics, right up to the Russian border, which should be a wake-up call to many living in the American Empire.
It took a little help from its friends for the United States to defeat Imperial Japan in World War II.
Today, like 70 years ago, the world teeters on the verge of calamity. It is important once again to face global threats as united nations.
It is official U.S. doctrine that defense, diplomacy and development are co-equal contributors to our security.
The creation of the United Nations Information Organization was the first step the Allied powers took towards turning back and defeating the Axis.
In World War II, the Allies realized that winning the information war would be essential to their eventual success.
The project intends to show how the United Nations was born in 1942, creating a relatively stable and peaceful post-war international system.
If the Bashir administration allows the Doha agreement to become a meaningless piece of paper, all semblance of regional trust could be destroyed.
Brazil is a front-runner for a seat in a restructured UN Security Council.
A growing number of people around the world believe that China will eventually surpass the United States as the world's premier superpower, if it hasn't already, according to the latest survey of 22 countries released here Thursday by the Pew Global Attitudes Project.