The United States has treated the region primarily as a convenient staging base for its Afghan campaign, and all regimes have felt confident enough to use the threat of Islamic fundamentalism and al Qaeda to continue in their old ways.
The arguments against nuclear-tipped interceptors have salience to this day, and should continue to be heeded.
Venezuela is not just another banana-oil republic; and the United States has, once again, deeply damaged itself in Latin America.
he conflict between forces loyal to President Hugo Chavez and those opposed to him heated up particularly after November 2001, when Chavez, using new powers granted him by the National Assembly, passed 49 laws, some of which were extremely controversial--
Oil policy must be seen within the context of Chávez's larger political project, which is an attempt to construct an alternative to neoliberal globalization.
President Bush is currently being assailed from all sides for his Middle East foreign policy.
It is high time that the primacy of national health policy over international agreements, including the WTO, be restored.
In a speech marking the 6-month anniversary of September 11th, President George Bush envisioned a "peaceful world beyond terror" where "disputes can be settled within the bounds of reason and good will and mutual security."
Israelis and Palestinians desperately need the awakening of the international community's public opinion and a reversal in the global attitude.
The Powell mission, whatever fig leaf it produces, has shown that the United States is unable or unwilling to impose peace. The only solution is for the whole world to join together and force the two sides to back off.