Issues / Human Rights
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.
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.