Afghans have seized the opportunity provided by the United States and its international partners to lay the foundation for democratic institutions and provide a framework for national elections.
Discussing U.S. policy in Africa
Debunking the myth of free trade from the historical perspective demonstrates that there is an urgent need for thoroughly re-thinking some key conventional wisdom in the debate on trade policy, and more broadly on globalization.
With less than a year before the next election, the recent scandal over a sweetheart deal to lease air tankers from the Boeing Corporation underlines the enormous and disturbing power the arms industry exerts on American politics.
The military maxim in Iraq might be summarized inelegantly as, "Do nothing that boosts or gives comfort to the guerrilla cause."
The Bush administration has used this climate to challenge the independence of all U.S. aid organizations.
The recent capture of Saddam Hussein serves as a distraction from the real issue: the lack of a viable exit strategy from Iraq.
The capture of Saddam Hussein is an historic event by any standard. But aside from providing some dramatic footage for global TV audiences, what has really changed, for the people of Iraq, the Middle East, the United States, or the world?
The recent spectacle of President George W. Bush being paraded through the streets of London by Tony Blair to celebrate the "Special Relationship," provokes the question of what is so special about it.
Attempts at negotiation between Israel and Palestine despite Bush's efforts