China and North Korea in particular have expressed strong concern with the "dangerous trend" in Japan's emerging activist security posture.
China's foreign policy has been hit hard by recent developments, including new U.S. influence on their western border.
As plans begin to be laid for the World Social Forums next round, many are asking if it will become a serious political platform or merely a street party.
The roots of Colombia's conflict are deep and complicated, and will require a creative mix of strategies to solve it.
Porto Alegre, Brazil As the sixth and final full day of the World Social Forum dawns here on southern tip of Brazil, delegates prepare for a now-familiar routine of dawn to dusk forums, side meetings over meals, and impromptu protests in the foyer of th
The tragic events of September 11 have created unprecedented challenges for the peace movement, anti-interventionist forces, and other progressive activists.
With the death of rebel leader Jonas Savimbi and the state visit to Washington by Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, there is again a glimmer of hope that the countrys 27-year-long civil war may finally be coming to a real end
On Friday, the WSF got down to serious discussions with seven simultaneous morning sessions examining "the production of wealth and social reproduction."
The alternatives to negotiating with the North are all worse than agreements that have been gotten.
Immediately after the September 11 attacks in New York, South Korean and U.S. forces went into a state of heightened security alert that the North claimed was "threatening," leading Pyongyang to break off ongoing negotiations on family reunions that remai