Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
More and more Pashtun leaders, angered by the mounting civilian casualty toll from U.S. bombing in eastern Afghanistan, are openly criticizing the government of Hamid Karzai for backing the operation.
Since it began 15 months ago, the Palestinian Intifada has had little to show for itself politically, despite the remarkable fortitude of a militarily occupied, unarmed, poorly led, and still dispossessed people that has defied the pitiless ravages of Isr
With the military campaign against the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan in the mopping up stage, the United States and Russia are struggling to identify the boundaries of strategic cooperation.
The Palestinian collective memory is blistered by the fact that Palestine was violated, with the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948.
Instead of forging forward on a new path, the U.S. thrust has been to join an Israeli character assassination of elected Palestinian President Yaser Arafat.
Sam and Leila Bahour offer a candid look at the Palestinian psyche
Most of the actions needed to make this conviction a reality are the same issues that are being called for by Palestinians themselves, the establishment of rule of law, accountability of decisionmaking, and collective leadership--in other words, concrete
Without a trial, the memory of the Khmer Rouge horror will remain an open wound in the psyche of Khmer society.
The U.S. first, and subsequently the EU, have adopted the Israeli view that the core of the problem is Yasir Arafat.
Now that fast track has been approved, pro-free trade analysts would no doubt like to begin ringing the death knell of the opposition forces. To the contrary, there are several reasons why this vote is only a small setback in the fight against corporate g