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Dick Cheney, a long-time beneficiary of World Bank largess, has moved to take ownership of the world’s development coffers through his man, Wolfowitz.
With the nomination of John D. Negroponte to head the newly restructured intelligence system and the rather startling choice of the controversial and confrontational John Bolton as ambassador to the UN, Bush continues to show much less concern for world public opinion or credibility than for personal loyalty and a hard-right ideology.
Ongoing scandals of prisoner abuse by U.S. forces in Afghanistan and Iraq are fuelled by the Bush administrations criticism of the Geneva Conventions.
For the past two years, the destruction of Darfur has played out before the eyes of the world, and the member countries of the United Nations have remained largely paralyzed.
Had Marla Ruzicka not died, she would be busy visiting survivors of the fifty people found dead in the Tigris River.
Thirty years after the last chopper left the Saigon embassy, Americans still dont know why this country fought in Vietnam.
The level of trust in the U.S. military seems to have crashed--big time.
If you want to understand the antagonism between Beijing and Tokyo, you have to start in Washington and, in particular, Washington State.
In the run-up to the June 6 Baath Party Congress, Syrian President Bashar al-Asad is torn by competing forces.
This essay is adapted from remarks made at a Capital Hill briefing on Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal sponsored by the Institute for Policy Studies and Foreign Policy In Focus.