A proposal for just change in U.S. foreign policy.
The United States must make human rights a cornerstone of its Middle East policy.
The end of the cold war has seemingly only hardened American unilateralism toward Lebanon and the Middle East.
The breakup of the Soviet Union brought great hopes that the successor states would embark on a path toward building free market democracies.
A global movement called Jubilee 2000, which calls for external debt cancellation for the poorest and most indebted countries, has gained great momentum.
Since the late 1970s the U.S. has been a principal force in imposing structural adjustment programs (SAPs) on the governments of the global South.
For a number of reasons, the IMF is facing an identity crisis.
Despite frequent alarms about the supposed China threat, China is not an emerging superpower.
Instead of looking back at the successful CFC phaseout, the U.S. needs to be looking toward the future and working to rapidly phase out all ozone depleting substances without compromising the goals of other treaties.
Washingtons policy ignores Tibets complex history, is driven by domestic politics, and is inherently contradictory.