Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
It is high time that the primacy of national health policy over international agreements, including the WTO, be restored.
The Palestinians are doing what any American citizen would do: we are fighting for our rights.
Oil policy must be seen within the context of Chávez's larger political project, which is an attempt to construct an alternative to neoliberal globalization.
Israelis and Palestinians desperately need the awakening of the international community's public opinion and a reversal in the global attitude.
Unless the U.S. is willing to use its power to strengthen the political and economic processes that will help rebuild and modernize the country, there is the danger that ethnic divisions could again split the country.
Until a strategy is grounded not in the elites but in the ordinary citizens and is based on basic human needs, then any project for renewal is subject to a wide variety of destabilizing forces, not least when elites seek to duck out from the commitments t
Few events in Africa in recent years have so excited world opinion as has the downward spiral of Zimbabwe under President Robert Mugabe and the years of chaos and terror under his rule.
Uzbekistan has emerged as a key strategic partner to the United States after September 11, not only due to its frontier with Afghanistan.
Clarifying ISAF's role in Kabul and elsewhere would strengthen the interim government's ability to respond to security issues.
This essay considers Thabo Mbeki's analysis of globalization, his strategy and demands for global-scale and continental socioeconomic progress, and his preferred alliances.