Issues / Human Rights
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.
Efforts at isolating Hamas are likely to backfire.
Is it time to retire the Great Game to the pages of history and literature and bring the troops home?
Three years after the invasion of Iraq, what have we learned?
The debate on UN reform has missed a crucial element--direct accountability of UN agencies to ostensible beneficiaries of their programs and services.
Growth in India occurs against a backdrop of deepening inequality.
Double standards are revealed once again in terms of U.S. policy toward Israel and the Palestinian Authority.