Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Europe has witnessed an unprecedented political attack on the authority of the United Nations, committed by a clan that--in the opinion of a predominant majority of Europeans--occupies the White House illegally.
The success of peace-building activities in Afghanistan is dependent on the existence of a robust and durable commitment by the international community.
There has been an assumption, based on all the reports of troop movements and President Bush's increasingly insistent tone, that war with Iraq is imminent.
Cutting farm subsidies will help agriculture.
President Bush's State of the Union address comes as near to a declaration of war on Iraq as is possible without the guns beginning to fire.
Despite some advances, the Uzbek government continues to appear reluctant to broaden civic participation in the country.
Once again, we are faced with a situation in which all the emphasis in the war on terror is focused on pre-emption and capture--beating the terrorists into submission. Meanwhile, there is scarcely any focus on the reasons for the groundswell of support fo
The potential benefits of trade can be an important engine for economic growth and poverty reduction. However, only when trade is built upon solid institutional foundations are these benefits typically realized.
Decision by the American commander in Afghanistan to expand security- and reconstruction-related missions beyond Kabul.
The victory of the liberal Roh Moo-Hyun in the December 19th South Korean presidential elections has been presented in the western media as a source of future tension in South Korean-U.S. relations.