George Bush is losing some of his best global buddies.
World Beat Newsletter
Wisdom can be very powerful, but the powerful are rarely very wise.
Washington's uncompromising tactics with both Tehran and Pyongyang have failed to achieve anything but the most radioactive results.
There is so little room in the American consciousness for Africa.
The Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano writes about foreign policy with the flair of a poet.
The more intriguing reason for Roh's meager welcome in Washington is how President Bush's own personal preferences shape American media reporting.
All too often, we leave the field open for the administration to occupy the mental bandwidth of the population with the faces and stories that it wants to promote.
According to the Pentagon, the latest generation of landmine will liberate the military from all those messy civilian casualties that have so upset the international community.
Now everyone can be as time-crunched and info-inundated as the average policymaker.
Nation-building is a bloody affair. Just ask the Angles or the Visigoths.