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.
Americans, as citizens of the lone superpower, will be a prime target for the use of biological warfare.
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
All sorts of proposals about a final settlement on Kashmir are being floated, but what is going to work?
In the coming weeks, Congress will begin to debate the wisdom of sending a billion additional dollars to the Andes region of South America.