Issues / Human Rights
The torture scandal rocking the U.S. and British militaries in the “war on terror” is shocking because of the serious breaches of international law involved.
Next steps on North Korea.
Clearly the time to think about negotiations and reconstruction in Nepal is before the shooting stops.
Will the parliamentary elections deepen democracy in Afghanistan?
Unleashing vengeance through overwhelming U.S. firepower will prove an ineffective and counterproductive response to this new scourge of international terrorism.
Bombings in Egypt expose weaknesses in U.S. counterterrorism policies.
Labor's foreign policy and the split in the AFL-CIO.
Bush's harsh words and threats seem awkward in a region where Washington's closest allies (Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, and Jordan) hold utterly meaningless ballots.
John Bolton's first order of business.
Despite facing a hostile occupation with a vested interest in their suppression, and an armed insurgency targeting unions and civil society, a higher percentage of factories in Iraq have worker-based organizing committees and fledgling unions than do U.S. factories.