Combating the phenomenon [of human trafficking] will require holistic, interdisciplinary, and long-term approaches which address each aspect of the trafficking cycle.
Hardly a week goes by that the United States declines to sign a world treaty on security or the global environment-or threatens to withdraw from one it has already signed.
The U.S. could have made a strong, positive impression by sending its African-American Secretary of State, a descendent of slaves, and making a forceful stand against racism. Instead, it chose to send a low-level delegation.
In pandering to the gun lobby, the Bush administration showed what little regard it has for strengthening international efforts to deal with trafficking in small arms.
The detention by Indonesian police on July 20 of 15 human rights activists and six negotiators for the Free Aceh Movement (Gerakan Aceh Merdeka or GAM) could portend a polarization of the conflict between government and rebel forces at the height of the p
For all intents and purposes, Arafat has been effectively isolated as a credible party to the peace talks.
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.
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.
Guatemala's increasing violence highlights the failure of the peace process, but it also raises the question of whether Guatemala is moving toward neofascism.
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