Any antidrug policy that forsakes or underestimates the decisive importance of democratic institutions or economic and social issues will always be counterproductive and play into the hands of drug traffickers.
The report on the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict by the commission led by former U.S. Senator George Mitchell is a failed effort--not for what it includes but for what it does not include.
Mr. Sharon has returned the Palestinian society to a culture of resistance. Soon, he will move the international community to a new culture of responsibility toward protecting Palestinian civilians and realizing a negotiated solution to the conflict based
Rather than continuing to dream of a Palestine with no Palestinians, General Sharon should be having nightmares, for himself and his people, thinking about the vengeance brewing in the hearts of those who have been made homeless or have lost their mothers
Cheng Li ,"China's Political Succession: Four Myths in the U.S."
It will be very difficult for the United States to speak out against human rights abuses as long as it protects its allies from international criticism or scrutiny.
Excessive arms sales to Taiwan might jeopardize this favorable trend.
Bush's Controversial Appointment Otto Juan Reich
The upcoming meeting in Key West is part of a continuing attempt to settle the conflict between the two countries over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
The nomination of someone as unsuitable as Kansteiner deserves greater scrutiny and public opposition.