Issues / Human Rights
U.S. pundits need to stop labeling the regions many progressive leaders as members of the good left or bad left.
Commenting on an exhibition of political cartoons from around the world, international pollster Clay Ramsay provides some insights into Why They Hate Us.
Should the United States emphasize democracy or humanist religious traditions in its approach to global Islam? FPIF's Najum Mushtaq and Abdeslam Maghraoui of the U.S. Institute of Peace offer two different answers.
The Pentagon claims to have built a better landmine that targets soldiers and spares civilians. These two leaders of the U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines say: Back to the drawing board.
It's time to let Americans go to Cuba, erode the embargo and open the island to cultural and political currents that might bring pleasant and democratic winds of change.
The Democrats are missing yet another golden opportunity to distance themselves from the Bush foreign policy.
The glass of UN reform is more than half full, despite the best efforts of the United States and John Bolton.
The Bush administration is supporting the reform of Islam from within. But this faith-based approach is undemocratic, ignorant of the complexities of Islam, and ultimately doomed to fail.
In 1996, the United States designed a law to combat war crimes. That same law has now come back to haunt the Bush administration.
This op-ed ran in Newsday on July 14, 2006.