Genoa and Bonn, taken together, portray the Janus face of globalization.
Let us take as a starting point that the broadly consensual strategy and basis for self-activity in what we can term Global Justice Movements is the following: to promote the globalization of people and halt (or at minimum radically modify) the globalization of capital.
Increasing repression by government forces is strengthening independence sentiment in Indonesia's easternmost province of West Papua, also known as Irian Jaya.
The growth of anti-Americanism is obvious not just in the Middle East and other third world conflict areas, but even within Western European countries long considered to be among America's strongest allies.
On Saturday, July 14th the Pentagon conducted the fourth intercept test of the National Missile Defense (NMD) system.
All sorts of proposals about a final settlement on Kashmir are being floated, but what is going to work?
America is still looking mainly for military allies in Southeast Asia--as if the cold war never ended. This is the central message of a new report issued this month by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) on what the Bush administration should be doing
Guatemala's increasing violence highlights the failure of the peace process, but it also raises the question of whether Guatemala is moving toward neofascism.
The likely conviction of Milosevic will remain only a partial victory as long as the United States opposes the establishment of an International Criminal Court.
Assuming the Cheney task force gets its wishes, it is anyone's guess how much of the resulting energy will warm American homes or fuel SUV expeditions to the mall.