For the first time ever, the case of a violation of an ILO convention by the Government of the United States was taken up by the Conference Committee on the Application of Standards.
From Yemen to Kuwait and Pakistan, is the entanglement of the U.S. in the Islamic world actually serving the group's long-term strategy?
The fall of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan in November 2001 presented the international community with an unprecedented opportunity to restore peace and security to a perennial trouble spot.
An invasion of Iraq constitutes such a dramatic shift in U.S. foreign policy and involves enormous political and military risks.
With the budget surplus gone, these costs would inevitably create deeper deficits and likely put out of reach initiatives like Medicare drug coverage and new funding for education and environmental protection.
Do UNESCO membership and a shift in attitude toward Iran signal a change of heart for the U.S. government?
Despite vastly improved reconnaissance technology in the subsequent forty years, President George W. Bush, in his long-anticipated speech before the United Nations, was unable to present any clear proof that Iraq currently has weapons of mass destruction
Afghanistan is beginning to look like a quagmire rather than a victory, with echoes of the confusion and uncertainty and persistent bloodshedding of Vietnam.
Officials of the United Nations and the host South African government looking hard in the mirror this weekend will have to judge the World Summit on Sustainable Development a failure.
The U.S. is not doing us any favors--it is endangering us for its own aggressive interests as a financial and military superpower.