The Iraq War launched by the Bush administration 24 months ago is draining lives--U.S., Iraqi, and others--and treasure that should be devoted to other human needs.
Dick Cheney, a long-time beneficiary of World Bank largess, has moved to take ownership of the world’s development coffers through his man, Wolfowitz.
With the nomination of John D. Negroponte to head the newly restructured intelligence system and the rather startling choice of the controversial and confrontational John Bolton as ambassador to the UN, Bush continues to show much less concern for world public opinion or credibility than for personal loyalty and a hard-right ideology.
Ongoing scandals of prisoner abuse by U.S. forces in Afghanistan and Iraq are fuelled by the Bush administrations criticism of the Geneva Conventions.
John Paul's vision of globalization sharply countered the pro-corporate triumphalism spread by "free trade" boosters.
In the past 17 months, President Bush has undertaken a concerted effort to wrap his foreign policy in the folds of freedom and democracy.
The royal takeover of February 1, 2005 goes against this vital interest of the country.
Two contradictory visions of globalization are sweeping around the world.
For the past two years, the destruction of Darfur has played out before the eyes of the world, and the member countries of the United Nations have remained largely paralyzed.
Had Marla Ruzicka not died, she would be busy visiting survivors of the fifty people found dead in the Tigris River.