World Beat Newsletter
Do the 2006 elections mark a return of the Enlightenment?
The Stern Review has a rather unstern conclusion. For a mere 1% of global Gross Domestic Product by 2050 world leaders can arrest global warming.
The Bush administration is getting a drubbing from domestic allies and adversaries alike for its policy in Iraq.
George Bush is losing some of his best global buddies.
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.