The U.S. has a long history, spanning both Republican and Democratic administrations, of advocating openness and accountability at the IFIs.
Bush and his East-European ties
A Bush presidency portends a return to the blatantly anti-African policies of the Reagan-Bush years, characterized by a general disregard for black people and a perception of Africa as a social welfare case.
For those who see George W. Bush as a dummy, the question is, who are his ventriloquists?
With the likelihood that Texas Governor George W. Bush will become the next president of the United States, there needs to be serious thought as to what kind of foreign policy can be expected over the next four years.
Contentious debates in Zimbabwe resonate across Southern Africa, reflecting the post-apartheid struggles for human rights, economic redistribution, and security.
As President Clinton goes to Vietnam this week, he carries with him a heavy weight of legacy from Americas longest war.
Smirked the Statesman of Calcutta, "Foreigners are watching with bemusement the spectacle of Americans tying themselves up in knots over election results.
We should not accept, as fate, the feeling that, if our leaders do not lead, nothing can be done.
In the recent debate on permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with China, some progressives argued that failure to ratify the bilateral deal would constitute a retreat into unilateralism.