The United States is not just missing the boat on global warming. Washington's policy on toxic chemicals is also, well, toxic.
The Bush administration is supporting the reform of Islam from within. But this faith-based approach is undemocratic, ignorant of the complexities of Islam, and ultimately doomed to fail.
Evidence exists that the roots of the Iraqi civil conflict is political rather than sectarian, and that the best solution is finding a way to bring the troops home.
A Unified Security Budget for the United States asks many of the questions about the security budget that members of Congress and the administration are unwilling to address while making bold recommendations for reform.
The coming years will undoubtedly witness intensive negotiations on global warming as concerns mount and the quantitative approach under the Kyoto Protocol makes little difference. As policy makers search for more effective and efficient ways to slow the trends, they should consider the fact that harmonized environmental taxes on carbon are powerful tools for coordinating policies and slowing climate change.
New thinking for a trade and development agenda.
A way forward for human rights in North Korea.
We stand, first, with the emerging scientific consensus, which tells us we have very little time to act if we honestly expect to avoid a global (as opposed to a merely local) climate catastrophe.
War crimes as the fulcrum of an alliance between the peace movement and the human rights movement.
A one-stop shop for understanding the current crisis over Iran's nuclear ambitions: the international players, the fuel cycle and major proposals for regulating it, and a policy to steer us to "calmer waters."