Prodded in part by the Bush administration, the UN withdrew from East Timor too early. After several months of violence convulsed the island nation, the UN and the United States now have a second chance to get it right.
Historic peace talks currently underway in Uganda are the best opportunity to end Africa's longest running war. Yet the Bush administration has been ambiguous about the U.S. position on the talks.
The Democrats are missing yet another golden opportunity to distance themselves from the Bush foreign policy.
Sounding a similar note, the neocons push for war again.
The crisis is mounting in Iraq, and so are congressional calls for a phased withdrawal. But will the politicians act soon enough?
The Nobel Women's Initiative is trying to reduce the risk of war with Iran.
The Irish saved civilization. Now it's time for them to help out the Middle East.
The glass of UN reform is more than half full, despite the best efforts of the United States and John Bolton.
The Bush administration wants to punish the Lebanese for supporting Hezbollah. Whos next, Syria or Iran?
In 1996, the United States designed a law to combat war crimes. That same law has now come back to haunt the Bush administration.